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This is the most convenient set up on Windows, but does not allow you to run programs that require display interaction (such as GUI tests).

Note : Unlike other Node's configuration type, the Node's name is very important as it is taken as the node's address where to crate the service !

Write your own script to launch Hudson slaves


A copy of slave.jar can be downloaded from http://yourserver:port/hudson/jnlpJars/slave.jar

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JENKINS-5239|]\]. Many people write scripts in such a way that this 160K jar is downloaded during the script, to make sure the consistent version of slave.jar is always used.