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Jenkins: The Definitive Guide by John Ferguson Smart

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Notification via Notifo

Notifo is a fast and economical service to send real-time notifications to your smartphone or desktop. In the context of a Jenkins server, you can use it to set up free or low-cost real-time notification for your Jenkins build results. Individual accounts (which you need to be able to receive notifications) are free. You need to set up a service account to send notification messages from your Jenkins server. This is where Notifo earn their keep, though at the time of writing a service account can send up to 10,000 notifications per month free of charge, which is usually plenty for an average Jenkins instance. One of the strong points of a real-time notification service like Notifo is that notification messages can be sent to the same users on different devices: smartphones and desk top clients, in particular.

Setting up Jenkins notification with Notifo is relatively straightforward. First, go to the Notifio website and sign up to create an account. Each team member who wants to be notified will need their own Notifo account. They will also need to install the Notifo client on each device on which they need to receive notification messages. At the time of writing, Notifo clients were available for Windows and Mac OS X desktops, and iPhones, with support for Linux and other smartphones on the way.

Next, you need to set up a Notifo service account for your Jenkins server. You can do this with one of your developer accounts, or create a new account for the purpose. ...

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