DevOps Classroom Series – Jenkins Windows Node – 24/Dec/2019

Adding Windows Node to Jenkins Master

  • Ensure your Jenkins Master is Running
  • Create an Windows Instance with Java Installed. In this scenario we would use Windows 2016 Server
  • Install Chocolatey and install Java 8
  • To Connect Jenkins windows Node to Jenkins Master we use JNLP, To enable JNLP Navigate to Manage Jenkins => Global Security and Enable the Agents as shown below Preview
  • Navigate to Manage Jenkins => New Node and add the necessary configuration Preview


  • Now Create a Jenkins job to schedule the build on windows server

Build Parameters

  • Build Parameters are the options to user to pass parameters while building the jobs
  • Parameter types available are
    • String
    • Boolean
    • Choice
    • File
    • Credentials
  • To use this parameters on the Linux node use the following syntax $Parameter-name
  • Along with Build Parameters defined by the users Jenkins gives the list of Environmental Variables, To See complete list refer docs or do as shown below



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