Jenkins - Docker Setup Error

Jenkins - Docker Setup Error

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While setting up Docker plugin within Jenkins one might encounter the following error

Got permission denied while trying to connect to the Docker daemon socket at unix:///var/run/docker.sock
dial unix /var/run/docker.sock: connect: permission denied

The following steps will help resolve the error

Add Jenkins user as the root user

sudo usermod -a -G root jenkins

Restart Jenkins application

sudo service jenkins restart
 
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