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
JENKINS-5239|http://issues.jenkins-ci.org/browse/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
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slave.jar is always used.