Accessing Sonatype Nexus Private Development Repository

Developing extensions or clients for Nexus Repository Manager Professional may require access to Sonatype's private Nexus development repository.

Before you begin, you need:

What can I access?

Closed source binary/runtime jar and javadoc files will be downloadable, primarily those under a com.sonatype group id. Source jars remain unavailable.

Configure Access to the Sonatype Nexus Private Development Repository

There is a repository which can be added to your Nexus instance that will allow you to create plugins that interact with Nexus Repository Manager Pro or OSS. The repository URL is:

https://repository.sonatype.org/content/groups/private-nexus-dev/

Here's what you'll need to do:

  1. Create a Maven 2 releases proxy repository in your nexus instance for the above URL.  Be sure to put your support account credentials into the "authentication (optional)" part of the proxy repository's configuration - credentials are necessary to access this repository.
  2. Add this proxy repository to your "public" group repository.
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