This post covers integrating Jenkins CI server with Microsoft Active Directory to provide centralized authentication.
Step #1 - Install he Active Directory plugin
Click "Manage Jenkins" from the sidebar
Click "Manage Plugins" to install the Active Directory plugin
Click on the "Available" tab, enter "Active Directory" in the "Filter:" search box, click the checkbox next to "Active Directory plugin" and finally click "Download now and install after restart"
Click the "Restart Jenkins when install is complete and no jobs are running" checkbox to complete the plugin installation.
Click "Configure Global Security"
Select "Active Directory" and enter the domain and domain accounts information.
Select "Matrix-based security" and add the desired users and groups. *user names and group names are case sensitive*
Log into the web interface with AD credentials
Jenkins AD Security
Jenkins AD Plugin