What Server Manager is

The Server Manager application runs on every grid node, supervising the starting and stopping of services, and ensuring services gracefully join and leave the StorageGRID Webscale system. Server Manager also monitors every grid node’s services and automatically attempts to restart any that report faults.

During system start-up, Server Manager is automatically started by the operating system (OS), executing a sequential series of scripts to verify that support services are running, and starting them as needed. The start-up and shut-down sequences are reversed, ensuring that dependent services are in place as needed, and are not removed prematurely.

Server Manager provides the following capabilities: