Due to some maintenance issues, this service has been switched in read-only mode, you can find more information about the why

and how to migrate your plugin documentation in this blogpost

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This plugin delegates scheduling decisions to external scheduling service.


This plugin monitors jenkins queue and sends it to external scheduler periodically as well as obtaining job-to-node mapping. It propagates this mapping back to the Jenkins scheduler.


 Plugin is inactive unless URL of external scheduler is provided in global configuration (External scheduler plugin/REST server url). During configuration plugin will try to connect to scheduler and verify the connection.

External scheduler

External scheduler is a REST service deployed on URL accessible to Jenkins. It communicates using JSON encoded messages.



Yields plaintext message identifying the service.

info: <service-identification-string>



Updates json encoded queue representing jobs awaiting execution (buildable items).


Sets json encoded queue representing jobs awaiting execution (buildable items).


Yields json encoded solution to be scheduled on jenkins


Stops external scheduler

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