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Java Linux Running Jenkins Swarm client as a service via Upstart

Posted by Admin • Wednesday, December 21. 2016 • Category: DevOps, Java, Linux
This turned out to be fairly simple, with only one gotcha: do not follow the how-to's out there that tell you to use expect fork. The process doesn't technically fork. When I had that setting enabled, upstart commands would hang under very specific but repeatable conditions (if the process was killed externally).

So, here is my upstart conf file:

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