Users would like to be able to download artifacts directly from Nexus repositories. The first cut should have the following features:
Downloads from unauthenticated servers
Checksum validation via metadata to preserve bandwidth
Nexus 3.15.0+ support
Ability to grab the latest version of an artifact
This has the potential to be added to the native file resource in the future, but we need to get the basics working prior to attempting that.
An example curl of representative information is as follows:
Take care to honor the pagination strategy with an option to sleep for a number of seconds (including fractional) to prevent server overload.