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Description / Features

This plugin allows you to generate a project quality report in PDF format with the most relevant information from SonarQube web interface. The report aims to be a deliverable as part of project documentation.
The report contains:

  • A dashboard (similar to SonarQube web interface dashboard)Dashboard
  • Violations by categories
  • Hotspots:
    • Most violated rules
    • Most violated files
    • Most complex classes
    • Most duplicated files
  • Dashboard, violations and hotspots for all child modules (if they exists)


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This plugin can be used as a Maven plugin (installation in SonarQube not required) or as a SonarQube plugin.

Maven Plugin

First analyze your project in SonarQube. Then run the generate goal (the report will be created in the target directory):

Code Block
 mvn org.codehaus.sonar-plugins.pdf-report:maven-pdfreport-plugin:1.3:generate

Available properties (-Dproperty=value)

  • SonarQube server URL (i.e http://my-host:9000/sonar)
  • sonar.branch (-Dbranch is also supported): report on a project branch
  • report.type: select a report type. Values:
    • -Dreport.type=executive
    • -Dreport.type=workbook (default)
  • sonar.pdf.username: username for access WS API
  • sonar.pdf.password: password for the user

If your SonarQube server URL is http://localhost:9000 you don't need to specify

SonarQube Plugin (post-job)

SonarQube PDF can be used as a plugin of SonarQube modeling a post-job workPDF works as a post-job task. In this way, a PDF report is generated after each analysis in SonarQube (mvn sonar:sonar includes the generation of the report).


You can skip report generation or select report type (executive or workbook) globally or at the project level. You can also provide an username/password if your project is secured by SonarQube user management:


PDF report can be downloaded from the SonarQube GUI:


Release 1.3.2

jqlQueryproject = SONARPLUGINS AND fixVersion = "PDF-REPORT-1.3.2" AND status = Resolved


JIRA Issues
titleRelease 1.3.1