webmethods CICD using jenkins

Hi Team,

I am doing a PoC on webMethods continuous integration and continuous deployment. Regarding to this, i installed licensed version of deployer, ABE and enabled local service development feature for this i referred softwareAG webMethods continuous integration youtube link.

I have tried to follow the below resources but every time getting failed in build step. Can you please help me to get it resolved.




I have created created master Branch of code and also have made the necessary changes on “System.properties” file. But when I am trying to build from Jenkins , getting below error as

C:\Program Files (x86)\Jenkins\workspace\kanth>C:\webMethods10.3/common/lib/ant/bin/ant -DSAGHome=C:\webMethods10.3 -DSAG_CI_HOME=C:\SAG_CI_Assests\sagdevops-ci-assets-master -DprojectName=kanth build
Buildfile: C:\Program Files (x86)\Jenkins\workspace\kanth\build.xml

C:\Program Files (x86)\Jenkins\workspace\kanth\build.xml:20: The processing instruction target matching “[xX][mM][lL]” is not allowed.

Total time: 0 seconds

Try removing the entire comment section in following file and retry


Yes, the comments are before the XML declaration.