Integrate the credentials plugin  to leverage the use and administration of credentials in a uniformed way.
this has been implemented in the dev-branch and will be part of the next upcoming release
Code changed in jenkins
User: Maurice Williams
foundational work for integrating the "credentials plugin"
step 1: figure out the UI and create new Class to handle auth
see this for details: https://issues.jenkins-ci.org/browse/JENKINS-20826
Version 2.0 has been released.
This will be available during the next Update Center refresh cycle.