Jenkins - Agent

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An agent is a node (a machine, or container) which connects to a Jenkins master and executes tasks when directed by the master.

Pipeline Syntax

The agent section specifies where the entire Pipeline, or a specific stage, will execute. The section must be defined at the top-level inside the pipeline block.


Execute the Pipeline, or stage, with the given container which will be dynamically provisioned on a node

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Jenkins - Node

The workload of building projects are delegated to multiple nodes (Sometimes called agent) A machine which is part of the Jenkins environment and capable of executing Pipelines or Projects. Both the...

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