> You can query the state of a slave through the remote API. You can learn
> about the API through the URL:
> http://localhost:8080//computer/api >
> Assuming you have a Jenkins server on localhost port 8080. I think the
> level of detail you need is in "depth=1".
> You can use the command line interface to perform an offline-node to take
> the node offline, and can perform an online-node command as well.
> Command line interface is described
> at https://wiki.jenkins-ci.org/display/JENKINS/Jenkins+CLI >
> Mark Waite
> From: Lars Nordin <[hidden email]>
> To: "[hidden email]" <[hidden email]>
> Sent: Monday, February 27, 2012 1:38 PM
> Subject: possible to control build slave using remote API?
> I’m wondering if it possible to control a build slave using remote API?
> I’m wanting to check if a node is busy, mark it temporarily off line,
> upgrade the system and then mark it back online.