About the Contrast Maven plugin

The Contrast Maven plugin is used to integrate the Contrast jar with your build. It's capable of authenticating a user to Contrast, downloading the latest Java agent and verifying your build.


Maven is a build tool that utilizes pom.xml files to configure your applications. It's used to build, package and test Java applications.

This guidance refers to version 2.0 of the Contrast Maven plugin. For information on version 1.X, refer to the documentation in the Contrast Github repository.

See the following articles for specific container installation instructions: