Jenkins now has hundreds of plugins and it can be a little overwhelming to figure out which ones to use. We have compiled a short list with the ones we use frequently.
With this plugin, you can configure Jenkins authenticates the username and the password through Active Directory.
Keep a log of who performed particular Jenkins operations, such as configuring jobs.
This plugin allows you to capture code coverage reports from Clover. Hudson will generate and track code coverage across time. This plugin can be used without the need to modify your build.xml.Actually we don't use Clover much, but we do use Bullseye Coverage frequently for C/C++ projects. Bullseye isn't compliant with Jenkins, but using a small Open Source utility: Bullshtml, we can convert the Bullseye report to the format used by Clover.
This plugin allows you to capture code coverage report from Cobertura. Jenkins will generate the trend report of coverage.
This plugin publishes HTML reports generated by the Doxygen tool.
Archive and publish .NET code coverage HTML reports from NCover.
This plugin allows you to publish NUnit test results.
This plugin makes it possible to publish the test results of an execution of a testing tool in Hudson.
This plugin adds the ability to directly execute Groovy code.
This plugin allows you to use MSBuild to build .NET projects.
URLTrigger plug-in makes it possible to monitor changes of the response got from an URL invocation.
This plugin integrates Jenkins with Github projects.monkit.xsd. Monkit also has a small Java API you can use to produce the XML.
This plugin integrates Bazaar version control system to Jenkins. The plugin requires the Bazaar binary (bzr) to be installed on the target machine.
A Praqmatic integration to ClearCase UCM, simplifying continuous integration with Jenkins.