Install plugins

The Bitnami SonarQube Stack includes the plugins below by default:

Install plugins from the Admin Dashboard

You can install plugins from the Admin Dashboard. To install a new plugin in SonarQube, follow these steps:

  • Log in to the SonarQube dashboard and click on the “Administration” tab.
  • Under the “System” dropdown menu, click on “Update center”.
  • Select the “Available” tab and search for the plugin you want to install.
  • Click on the “Install” button.
  • Once the process finishes, you will be prompted to restart SonarQube in order to complete the installation. Click on the “Restart” button.
  • You will be prompted to confirm the action. Click again on the “Restart” button. This could take a few minutes.
  • That’s it! Now you can navigate to the “Update center” again and check that your plugin is installed.

Manually install plugins

To install a SonarQube plugin, download the plugin (.jar file) and save it in the /opt/bitnami/sonarqube/sonarqube/extensions/plugins/ directory. Then, change the file ownership to sonarqube user.

Here is an example of installing the GitHub plugin for SonarQube:

  • Log in to the server console.

  • Navigate to the /opt/bitnami/sonarqube/sonarqube/extensions/plugins/ directory.

  • Download the latest version of the plugin JAR by running the command below:

      $ sudo wget
    • Change the ownership.

        $ sudo chown -R sonarqube:sonarqube sonar-github-plugin-
    • Restart SonarQube using the graphical manager or the command-line script:

        $ sudo /opt/bitnami/ restart sonarqube
Last modification September 5, 2018