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Naming conventions

By 7th May 2013June 9th, 2017No Comments

Each node has a specific naming convention to identify its role, our naming convention is pretty self explanatory, but here is a run-down of what each node does.

Name Role Details
dh Dedicated Host This is a physical server, the root/parent/host server
lb Load Balancer This is a virtual server, running the load-balancing software, caching proxy and distributed caching instance
web Web Server This is a virtual server, configured to deliver static and dynamic content
db Database Server This is a virtual server, configured to run the database and provides distributed caching instances
mail Mail Server This is a virtual server, acting as a relay host for all nodes; or outbound mail only
acc Access Server This is a virtual server, to provide a root and non-privileged access environment for your use
monitor Monitoring Server This is a virtual server, it is self-contained and provides health-check monitoring, performance graphing, GUI service restart and alerting, MageStack management