This video was used as a demonstration reel at January’s Jfokus 2010 in Stockholm, Sweden. It provides a useful walk through of the major features of Nexus Security, including user roles, groups, and privileges. If you are new to Nexus, or if you are evaluating the tool, this five minute video gives you an overview of the UI used to manage Nexus Open Source security.
Nexus Professional 1.5.0 ships with a simple branding plugin that makes it easy to add your own logo to the Nexus UI. In this post, you will learn how to install the Nexus Branding Plugin and how to configure Nexus to use your own custom logo.
Step 1: Create a custom logo. If you want to create a drop-in replacement for the default logo, create a 248×50 logo with a transparent background and save it as a PNG. In the video that accompanies this blog post, you’ll see that I have created a 248×50 transparent PNG that has the logo of a fictitious company named “myCorp++”. Continue reading
“If you work for an organization that needs support or which needs staging and procurement, you’ll want to use Nexus Professional. If you are new to repository management, and you just want to evaluate the technology, download Nexus Open Source. If you find that you need support or enterprise features, it is easy enough to upgrade from OSS to Pro.”
I wanted to take this post as an opportunity to expand on that general answer and provide more specific use cases that would affect this decision Continue reading
When you run a repository manager you will likely want to control which artifacts developers have access to. Maybe you also want to try to speed up your builds and reduce the time it takes to find and retrieve the artifacts needed in your build. You might be looking for an easy way to filter out junk artifacts that you don’t want to involve in your build. If you are trying to do any of these things, you’ll need to know how to configure routing rules in Nexus. In this blog post, I walk through routing rules and provide some answers for people interested in using routing rules to gain more control over repositories in Nexus. Continue reading
Sonatype is pleased to announce the 1.4.1 release of both Nexus Open Source and Nexus Professional.
Nexus Open Source 1.4.1 Highlights
Nexus Plugin Console
Use the Nexus Plugin Console to list all installed Nexus plugins and browse REST services made available by installed Nexus Plugin. To open the Nexus Plugin Console, click on the Plugin Console link in the Administration section of the Nexus menu as shown in the following figure.