Setup Jabber notifications for Jenkins (Continuous Integration Server)

If you ever wondered how to tell Jenkins to send you Jabber messages to Google Talk here is how:

  1. create a google profile for you jenkins server
  2. login as this user, make a g+ profile (do not fill to much information)
  3. login into Jenkins and install the Jabber Plugin (Manage Jenkins -> Plugins), do not forget the dependencies
  4. go to Manage -> General and setup the Jabber connection (as in the image below
  5. go to the job configuration and set the recipient
  6. you’re done