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Jul 04 2020

Register a Jenkins Slave with Ansible

Published by under Ansible,Jenkins

We saw how to register a Jenkins slave with a REST API. Let’s go one step further: make Ansible do that for you. You will first need a Jenkins user and associated token with the proper rights. Agent connect and create permissions should be sufficient. I’ll simply call that user “node”. Log on Jenkins with […]

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Apr 18 2020

Auto Register a Jenkins Slave with REST API

Published by under Jenkins

Here is how to create a Jenkins node that registers automatically with a REST API call on the master. Most of the work is to build some json code that describes the new Jenkins slave. The configuration can be slightly different depending on the node settings you are willing to apply. To get exactly what […]

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Nov 15 2008

Compile Twice as Fast with Make

Published by under DevOps,Linux

Even though GNU “make” utility retrieves a lot of information off the system it’s running on, many times I have to wait a long time to get binaries compiled. It seems “make” doesn’t always pick the best settings to compile applications. I searched how I could speed up compilation times and here are some interesting […]

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