The Blade List pane provides the primary interface to monitoring servers and their activity. Unlike the Job List pane, which receives real-time updates from the Engine, the blade list is refreshed in bulk either manually or by a timer managed by the Dashboard. A manual refresh is triggered by selecting the blade list icon in the toolbar.

By default, the blade list is automatically refreshed every 60 seconds. This value can be changed in the preferences pane. At large sites the amount of data returned from this query can be quite large, so a reload interval should be selected with care to avoid network bottlenecks.

Special Functions

The Blade List pane responds to several mouse operations:

Keyboard Shortcuts

The following keyboard shortcuts are available in the Blade List pane: