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Comment: Note about SECURITY-170


  • Adding or removing executors on nodes will require restarting the gearman plugin.  This is because Jenkins does NOT provide provide a way to listen for changes to executors therefore the gearman plugin does not know that it needs to re-register functions due to executor updates.
  • The gearman pliugin plugin does NOT support Jenkins Matrix Projects.  The gearman plugin relies on project and node labels to register functions correctly.  Matrix projects use labels much differently than the freestyle and maven projects.
  • Since Jenkins 1.651.2, build parameters must explicitly defined in the Jenkins job or whitelisted using system parameters, else they are strip by Jenkins. See and this plugin issue:

Getting Started

This assumes some familiarity with Jenkins and Gearman