Installing build agents

  1. To add an existing computer to your Jenkins master, go to Manage Jenkins > Manage Nodes.

  2. Click New node.

  3. Type a unique node name.

  4. On the Node configuration page, enter all the required values.

    You can launch a Jenkins agent machine in many ways. Select one of the methods to launch a new node. CloudBees recommends that Windows users use JNLP and that Linux users use SSH.
  5. After clicking Save, Jenkins should either try to launch the agent machine, or prompt you for next steps for creating the machine.