A node represents an IceGrid node that starts and monitors your servers. Several applications can be deployed on the same node; however a node descriptor describes only the servers defined by the enclosing application.
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The Node Properties panel offers the following fields:
The name of the node. This name must match the IceGrid.Node.Name configuration property of the node process.
A free-text description of this node.
This table shows node-level IceGrid variables.
- Load Factor
A floating point value used to compare different nodes when making a load-balancing decision based on load-average (for Linux and Unix) or CPU utilization (for Windows). Leaving this value blank is equivalent to the default: 1.0 on Linux and Unix, and 1.0 divided by the number of CPUs on Windows.
A node can have two types of children: