The first time you start Continuum, you will see the 'General Configuration' page. This page is preconfigured with default values.
|Working Directory||The directory where all projects will be checked out|
|Build Output Directory||The directory where all build output will be stored|
|Release Output Directory||The directory where all release output will be stored|
|Deployment Repository Directory||The directory where generated maven2 artifacts will be stored. This directory will be respect a repository structure. It is independant of the maven deploy phase|
|Base URL||The base Continuum URL. This URL is used in notifications|
|Number of Allowed Builds in Parallel||The number of build queues that will be utilized to build projects. This allows concurrent checkouts and builds of multiple projects. Available since version 1.3.1.|
|Enable Distributed Builds||When checked, this Continuum instance will delegate all builds to configured agents.|
|Shared Secret Password||The pre-shared key (PSK) between the master and all configured agents. The PSK will need to be copied to all configured agents.|
You can modify values or keep defaults then save.
Although Continuum defaults to storing its data within the installation, it is a best practice to separate the installation and data directories.
These values can be pre-configured in continuum.xml. Make sure that Continuum is not running when editing this file.
You can modify values at a later time with the following steps: