Installing build agents

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

    Manage Nodes
  2. Click New node.

    New node
  3. Type a unique node name.

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

    Node configuration
    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.