Formats

Nexus Repository Manager supports an evolving list of official and community repository formats. Formats are free to use, regardless of product license.

Sonatype Official Format Sonatype Official Formats

Official formats are included in all Nexus Repository distributions. These are actively maintained and supported under a Pro license.

Sonatype Nexus Community Supported Sonatype Community Formats

Community formats are open-source projects developed by the Sonatype Nexus Community. Sonatype does not provide official support or maintenance for these formats.

FormatDescription 

Official or Community Format

APKProxy Alpine OS apk packages and cache them in repository manager.

Community Format

APTUse Advanced Package Tool (APT) tools such as apt-get to access hosted Debian, Ubuntu and other Linux software packages.

Official Format

BowerKeep track of all your web site frontend development packages using Bower registries. Note that Bower format is not compatible with H2 or PostgreSQL databases. See Feature Availability for PostgreSQL and H2 Databases for more information.

Official Format

CargoPackage repositories for the Rust package manager Cargo.

Community Format

ChefProvision Chef Cookbooks using tools like Knife and Berkshelf.

Community Format

CocoaPodsManager for CocoaPods packages (which might contain Swift code) and Objective-C Cocoa projects. Note that we do not support Apple's Swift package manager.

Official Format

ComposerPHP Composer dependency managment for the PHP programming language.

Community Format

ConanShare your C/C++ packages in a central repository.

Official Format

CondaProxy Conda packages for languages such as Python, R, Ruby, Lua, Scala, Java, JavaScript, C/C++ and FORTRAN.

Official Format

CPANPerl programers share modules using the Comprehensive Perl Archive Network (CPAN). Consolidate module access securely through repository manager.

Community Format

DockerProxy popular Docker registries such as DockerHub and host your own private images securely.

Official Format

ELPAEmacs users unite! Proxy an Emacs Lisp Package Archive repository.

Community Format

FlexWorks the same way as Raw format, but with advanced configuration of repository components. 

Community Format

Git LFSStore large files such as audio samples, videos, datasets, and graphics inside repositories and use simple text pointers to these inside your Git project.

Official Format

GoModernize your development process and reuse your Go (golang) modules by sharing them in repositories.

Official Format

HelmManage packages for Kubernetes by accessing Helm Charts in Helm repositories.

Official Format

MavenLeverage the most experienced Maven repository format product to host your private Java components and proxy defacto public repositories like Central using tooling such as Maven, Ant and Gradle.

Official Format

npmPublish your javascript node.js projects to hosted registries and integrate dependencies from external JavaScript package registries.

Official Format

NuGetUse NuGet client compatible tooling to push and install .Net packages. Development is easier using consolidated hosted and proxy registries. Note that NuGet v2 format is not compatible with H2 or PostgreSQL databases. See Feature Availability for PostgreSQL and H2 Databases for more information.

Official Format

p2Proxy p2 format repositories for your Eclipse IDE and other Equinox based application dependencies.

Official Format

PuppetSecurely serve your Puppet Modules in repository manager by proxying repositories like  Puppet Forge.

Community Format

PyPIPython development tools such as pip and twine can be used install and publish packages to PyPI repositories.

Official Format

RProxy packages from the official R registry and host your own packages.

Official Format

RawA flexibile format that does not enforce any type of layout enabling you to store and serve any type of binary content such as Maven sites over HTTP.

Official Format

RubyGemsHost your own gems and proxy remote gem repositories like rubygems.org.

Official Format

YumFirst class support for hosting and proxying your RPM distributions.

Official Format