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pulp_maven Plugin

This is the pulp_maven Plugin for Pulp Project 3.0+. This plugin let's users use Pulp as a pull-through cache for Maven repositories.

All REST API examples bellow use httpie to perform the requests. The httpie commands below assume that the user executing the commands has a .netrc file in the home directory. The .netrc should have the following configuration:

machine localhost
login admin
password admin

If you configured the admin user with a different password, adjust the configuration accordingly. If you prefer to specify the username and password with each request, please see httpie documentation on how to do that.

This documentation makes use of the jq library to parse the json received from requests, in order to get the unique urls generated when objects are created. To follow this documentation as-is please install the jq library with:

$ sudo dnf install jq

Install pulpcore

Follow the installation instructions provided with pulpcore.

Users should install from either PyPI or source.

Install pulp-maven from source

sudo -u pulp -i
source ~/pulpvenv/bin/activate
git clone
cd pulp_maven
pip install -e .

Install pulp-maven From PyPI

sudo -u pulp -i
source ~/pulpvenv/bin/activate
pip install pulp-maven

Make and Run Migrations

django-admin makemigrations maven
django-admin migrate maven

Run Services

django-admin runserver 24817
gunicorn pulpcore.content:server --bind 'localhost:24816' --worker-class 'aiohttp.GunicornWebWorker' -w 2
sudo systemctl restart pulpcore-resource-manager
sudo systemctl restart pulpcore-worker@1
sudo systemctl restart pulpcore-worker@2

Create a new Maven remote bar

$ http POST http://localhost:24817/pulp/api/v3/remotes/maven/maven/ name='bar' url=''

    "pulp_href": "/pulp/api/v3/remotes/maven/maven/2668a20c-3908-4767-b134-531e5145d7b7/",

$ export REMOTE_HREF=$(http :24817/pulp/api/v3/remotes/maven/maven/ | jq -r '.results[] | select(.name == "bar") | .pulp_href')

Create a Maven Distribution for the Maven Remote

$ http POST http://localhost:24817/pulp/api/v3/distributions/maven/maven/ name='baz' base_path='my/local/maven' remote=$REMOTE_HREF

    "pulp_href": "/pulp/api/v3/distributions/67baa17e-0a9f-4302-b04a-dbf324d139de/",

Add Pulp as mirror for Maven

      <name>Local Maven Central mirror </name>