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Jenkins archiving artifacts outside your workspace

it seems in jenkins you cant really archive artifacts outside your workspace, I had a requirement to start tomcat(job1) and then run webdriver tests(job2 which runs on slave) and now archive the logs of tomcat(job3).  But the  tomcat lives outside of job1 or job3 workspace. Well it seems the solution is simple, add a shell step in your job that will create a soft link from the outside folder to your workspace and then you can use that softlink to archive the artifacts.

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