May 1 in Jenkins
Q: What are the ways to configure Jenkins node agent to communicate with Jenkins master?

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May 1

There are 2 ways to start the node agent –

  1. Browser – if Jenkins node agent is launched from a browser, a JNLP (Java Web Start) file is downloaded. This file launches a new process on the client machine to run jobs.
  2. Command line – to start the node agent using the command line, the client needs the executable agent.jar file. When this file is run, it launches a process on the client to communicate with the Jenkins master to run build jobs.

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