This is the default Jenkins update site. It is configured by default on every Jenkins instance. Its content is periodically generated by jenkins-infra/update-center2.
To configure this default update site in Jenkins, specify
https://updates.jenkins.io/update-center.json in Manage Jenkins » Manage Plugins » Advanced.
This file serves JSONP despite the file name. See
https://updates.jenkins.io/update-center.actual.json for the JSON variant, and Site Layout for an explanation of the different files and directories available on this site.
Jenkins adds a query parameter
?version to the update site URL.
This lets the update site offer plugin releases compatible with your version of Jenkins.
At the moment, Jenkins weekly and LTS releases up to a year old are supported; anything older will receive update metadata for the oldest supported releases.
See OSS Update Center Architecture for more information.
The experimental plugin site is located at https://updates.jenkins.io/experimental/.
https://updates.jenkins.io/experimental/update-center.json in Jenkins to receive experimental releases (those with
beta in their version numbers).
See Publishing Experimental Plugin Releases for more information.
This update site always serves the latest releases, which may be incompatible with your version of Jenkins.
See Site Layout for a complete reference of the files and directories available on this site.
Many of the files on this site are intended for internal use by the Jenkins project and may change at any time.