I am happy to announce that we have recently released an alpha version of Remoting Kafka Plugin to the Experimental Update Center. You can check the CHANGELOG to see the features included in this initial release.
Current versions of Jenkins Remoting are based on the TCP protocol. If it fails, the agent connection and the build fails as well. There are also issues with traffic...
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