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  1. Unknown User (himanshu_paliwal)

    Then how to connect slave to master?

    Slave shows offline. And I have only a jar file : slave.jar

    slave-agent.jnlp is missing.

    1. Unknown User (duemir)

      Distributed builds has a list of possible ways.

  2. Unknown User (himanshu_paliwal)

    Thanks Denys for reference.

    I am able to install JNLP file as "Windows Service"

    But after adding it as service I am getting below windows pop up after every 1 minute and all one can do is say - "Ask me later" or close window manually. But it appears again after a minute.


    How to get rid of this?


    1. Unknown User (duemir)

      Wiki comments are not the right place to troubleshoot issue. Please ask on the user's mailing list. Thank you!

  3. Unknown User (himanshu_paliwal)

  4. Unknown User (maxdule)

    When node is added and as launch method Launch agent via Java Web Start is used, node details page provides following info:

    Connect agent to Jenkins one of these ways

    • Launch agent from browser
    • Run from agent command line:  java -jar agent.jar...


    slave.jar is not meant to initiate a connection to the master on its own, so if you are trying to run
    it from cron or as a service, you are misunderstanding how this works.

    Could someone please explain how these two things go together?

    1. Unknown User (duemir)

      Yes, it sounds like there is a bit of contradiction between the two. The Launch agent via Java Web Start page is correct. If you pass the certain arguments the default mode that uses stdin/stdout is replaced by a JNLP mode which initiates the connection.