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The Servers tab provides an overview of all active and inactive servers and instances in a specific RightScale deployment. It also provides a streamlined interface to multiple actions upon multiple servers and other assets.

Show/Hide Columns

The column layout of the table view in the Servers page can be tailored to your needs using the Show/Hide Columns button. Clicking the button presents a context menu from which you can select or deselect the columns that you want to have displayed in the table. You can also re-set your column selections by clicking Restore default columns.



The following table provides descriptions of the available column headings.

Column Heading Description
Name Name of the instance, server, server instance, array, or array instance
Type Displays an icon indicating the resource type (Ar=array, AI=array instance, In=instance, S=server, SI=server instance),
Resource ID A unique identifier for the resource
ServerTemplate The ServerTemplate from which the resource originated from. Clicking the hyperlink takes you to the Info tab for the ServerTemplate of the selected item.
MCI The RightScale MultiCloud Image associated with the resource. Clicking the hyperlink takes you to the Info tab for the MCI.
Image The machine image associated with the server.
Cloud The Cloud the resource is associated with (ex: AWS US-Oregon, Azure West US, Google, etc)
SSH Key The unique identifier for the security component used by some cloud providers to secure client connections to servers in the cloud over SSH or Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). Clicking the hyperlink takes you to the SSH Key Info page for the selected item.
Security Groups The name(s) of the Security Group(s) associated with the resource. A Security Group is a collection of access rules governing which server IP addresses and network protocols and ports a server can access. Clicking the hyperlink takes you to the Security Groups tab in Network Manager.
CPU Displays an icon indicating the current state of the CPU, such as pending, booting, operational, etc. See Dashboard Icons.
State Displays the current server state. (e.g., pending, booting, operational, terminated, etc.)
Instance Type The Instance Type associated with the resource. Each Cloud has varying levels of compute capability. RightScale uses 'Instance Types' to categorize and normalize these offerings.
Public IP Denotes the Public IP Address associated with the resource
Private IP Denotes the Private IP Address associated with the resource
Elastic IPs Identifies any Elastic IP Addresses associated with the resource. Elastic IPs are typically used on frontend servers in the AWS cloud.
Public DNS The Public DNS name associated with the resource
Private DNS The Private DNS name associated with the resource
Networks Displays the network(s) an operational server is associated with. Clicking the hyperlink takes to the Manage Networks view.
Subnets The subnet(s) (or logically visible subdivision of the IP Network) the resource resides in. Clicking the hyperlink takes you to the Subnets tab for the Network the selected item is associated with.
Datacenter The regional datacenter (also referred to as a zone) in which the resource resides. Clicking the hyperlink takes you to the Info page for the Datacenter the item is associated with.
Tags The descriptive metadata (defined by RightScale or the user) associated with the resource.
Runtime Indicates the runtime duration in minutes.
Instance Count Indicates the number of instances in an array.
Healthy Count Indicates the number of healthy instances in an array.
Unhealthy Count Indicates the number of unhealthy instances in an array.
Operations Displays icons indicating valid operations for the selected resource, such as Terminate, Launch, etc. See Dashboard Icons.
SSH/RDP Displays buttons that can be clicked to launch either an SSH session for Linux servers or a Remote Desktop Connection (RDP) for Windows servers allowing root level console access to the server.
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