Add node

Use this page to add a new child node manually.

Navigation: SYSTEM > Central management > Child nodes > Add node.

Node details
Node name

The unique name to identify the node. Node names might only consist of letters, numbers, spaces, underscores and full stops. Unicode is not supported. This parameter is mandatory.

Note: If the name is the same as that of a child node already in the system, the existing child node is overwritten.

IP/hostname The IP address or host name of the child node. This parameter is mandatory.
Comment A comment describing the child node.
Node settings
Replication profile

Contains system settings shared from the parent node. The replication profile to be deployed on the child node. You create replication profiles on the parent node, see the help topic, Creating archives.

Note: Any service objects or service object groups you create on the parent node are replicated to the child nodes in addition to their own service object configuration. These are prefixed with Replicated: in the relevant user interface pages. See the help topic, About service objects.

Central logging Indicates that you can view logs and reports for this child node from the parent. Do not select this option if you want to view the child node’s logs on the child node itself.
Allow parent to monitor status Indicates that you can view node status from the parent. Status updates are available from the Overview page on the parent.
Allow information sharing Turns on information sharing between the child and parent nodes, such as quotas that limit user access to web content. When turned on and quotas have been used in a web filtering policy, the parent ensures that users can't bypass their allocated quota by using a different child node.
Enable node Turns on the node.

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