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Run a Jenkins slave in docker AND access docker cli from jobs
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Docker Jenkins Slave

Run a Jenkins slave in docker AND access to docker cli from jobs

  • Go to Jenkins > manage > node management
  • Click Create a node
  • Check Permanent Agent
  • Set working directory to something like /data/jenkins-slave (if you specify something else, don't forget to also change the command below)
  • Save
  • Download slave-agent.jnlp, open it to retrieve your secret
  • Change the command below with the working directory you specified, your slave-agent URL and jenkins secret
  • Run it
  • Enjoy :+1:
docker run --rm -v /data/jenkins-slave:/data/jenkins-slave -v /var/run/docker.sock:/var/run/docker.sock --rm fgribreau/jenkins-slave:latest java -jar /app/agent.jar -jnlpUrl "" -secret "JENKINS_SECRET"

Wonder why this is awesome? Check out the related blog post.

Simply want to run Jenkins slave from a docker container?

Check out How to start a Jenkins slave inside Docker on my blog, (spoiler: it only requires docker official java image).

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