A CloudService node represents an instance of a cloud service in a cloud region. A cloud service is a service, such as compute (a VM), storage, or a load balancer. They are created and removed by patterns.
The following section describes the scenarios in which a cloud service node is created or removed. CloudService nodes are never updated.
CloudService node lifecycle
The following section describes the scenarios in which a CloudService node is created or removed.
A CloudService node is discovered when a cloud service such as a VM, or a database is discovered in the cloud.
A CloudService node is not automatically removed.
To remove a CloudService node manually, select it in the list and pick Destroy from the Actions list.
If you remove a CloudService node, then its contained nodes are removed. For more information, see Cascade Removal.
CloudService node attributes
The attributes of a CloudService node are as described in the following table:
|UI Name Attribute name and Type||Description|
Unique identity string for service.
Provider internal name for the service.
Name of the service.
Type of service (Compute, Storage, etc).
Short Name of the service.
CloudService node relationships
The relationships on a CloudService node are as described in the following table:
Cloud Region where this service resides.
Compute Instances within this service.
Block storage volumes within this service.
Load Balancer Services
Load Balancers within this service.
Software Instances within this service.
Collections within this service.
Administrative collections within this service.
Cloud API Result
Cloud API Result from which the existence of this Cloud Service was inferred.