I'm wondering if using Jenkins slaves is the right solution for long
running tasks on remote servers.
I want to run a long running task (like e.g. restoring databases), but
I'm worried about temporary connection issues. Note that my Jenkins
server is non-public and it has a one way connection to the deployment
server. So I'm planning to use SSH to connect from Jenkins to slave
(using SSH Slaves plugin).
So... What happens if a Jenkins slave is disconnected from master while
running my restore task?
Will the task keep on running (i.e. run commands that restore databases
and run other build steps)?
Will I be able to see log of the tasks from master (i.e. will Jenkins
automatically re-connect to slave and download logs from slave)?
If not will I be able to at least retrieve a log form the slave (e.g. by
downloading files manually)?
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