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Slave machines


  1. Ensure that Jenkins is running.
  2. You will need a virtual machine with SSH access for this test (or another physical machine)

How to test

  1. go to http://localhost:8080/computer/new
  2. enter node name: "slave1" and select "Dumb Slave" option
  3. click OK
  4. set "Remote root directory" to "/tmp/jenkins"
  5. make sure that "Launch method" is set to "Launch slave agents on Unix machines via SSH"
  6. set "Host" to your VM's hostname/IP
  7. click "Add" next to "Credentials"
  8. select "Username with password"
  9. enter username and password which jenkins can use to access the VM
  10. click "Add"
    • you should be back in slave configuration screen and your credentials should be selected from drop-down menu
  11. click "Save"
  12. go to http://localhost:8080/computer/slave1/
    • note "slave1" in URL is name of the slave, replace it with correct name if needed
  13. and click "Launch slave agent"
    • you should see console output which indicates that slave machine is up and running
  14. go to http://localhost:8080/computer/slave1/script
    • and try to execute command: println "uname -a".execute().text
  15. click "run"
    • you should see the output of "uname -a" executed on slave machine

Expected Results

  1. user shouldn't encounter any error messages or stacktraces, everything should work as described.