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Jenkins Plugin

Levo's security/contract tests can be embedded in Jenkins quality gates via Levo's Jenkins plugin.


  • Forever Free Account on
  • A runnable Levo Test Plan
  • A Levo CLI Authorization Key. Refer to instructions here


Below are the installation options:

  • Using the GUI: From your Jenkins dashboard navigate to Manage Jenkins > Manage Plugins and select the Available tab. Locate the plugin by searching for levo, and install it

  • Using the CLI tool:

    jenkins-plugin-cli --plugins levo:33.vc34b_8f81dc9a
  • Using direct upload. Download one of the releases and upload it to your Jenkins instance

Running Levo Test Plans Via Freestyle Projects (Jobs)

Follow the steps below to create a build job, that executes a Levo Test Plan against your build target.

  1. Create a Freestyle project and name it appropriately

  2. Optionally configure the General, Build Triggers, and Build Environment sections based on your preferences

  3. Add Levo Test Plan build step to Build Steps

    Jenkins Build Step

  4. Configure the build step as shown below:

    Levo Build Step Config

    i. Test Plan

    Copy the LRN of your Levo Test Plan (from the Levo console), and paste it in the Test Plan section. The LRN uniquely identifies the Test Plan to execute.


    ii. Target

    Specify the API target that needs to be tested here. This is usually the base URL of your API.

    iii. Extra CLI Arguments (optional)

    Please refer to the CLI Command Reference. Specify any optional arguments based on your preferences here.

    iv. Generate JUnit Reports

    If you would to generate build results (Test Plan execution results) in standard JUnit format, check the box titled Generate JUnit Reports.

    v. Levo Credentials

    You will need to specify the Levo CLI Authorization Key here. The Jenkins Credentials Provider Plugin is utilized to securely store the API key.

    Jenkins Credentials

    • Click on the "Add" button next to the credentials dropdown
    • Select your domain
    • Select "Levo CLI Credentials" for Kind
    • Select your Scope based on your preferences
    • Enter your Organization ID in the Organization Id text box. Refer to Accessing Organization IDs for instructions on fetching your ID
    • Enter your CLI authorization key in the CLI Authorization Key textbox. Refer to Generating CLI Authorization Keys for instructions on fetching your key
    • Click Add to save the credentials
    • Finally select the credential you just added

    vi. Environment Secret Text

    If you are using an environment file to define authentication details, you add those details as a secret file here.

    Environment File for Jenkins

    • Click on the "Add" button next to the Environment Secret Text dropdown
    • Select your domain
    • Select "Secret file" for Kind
    • Select your Scope based on your preferences
    • Import your environment.yml file using the file chooser dialog
    • Click Add to save the environment.yml as a secret file
    • Now select the secret file you just added
  5. Optionally configure Post-build Actions

  6. Save/Apply your Freestyle Project configuration. You are done!