Add Machines To Cluster

  • URL:http://server:port/arcgis/admin/clusters/<cluster>/machines/add (POST only)
  • Required Capability:Administrator
  • Version Introduced:10.1



Clusters have been deprecated. The use of clusters for new deployments is strongly discouraged and existing deployments are advised to migrate away from use of clusters as part of ongoing maintenance and upgrades.

Adds new server machines to the cluster. The server machines need to be registered with the site prior to this operation.

When a server machine is added to the cluster, it pulls all the GIS services that were deployed to cluster and prepares to run them.


A server machine can only participate in one cluster at any time.

Request Parameters


Description: A comma-separated list of machine names. The machines must be registered prior to completing this operation.


Description: The response format. The default response format is html.

Values: html | json

Example Usage

http://server:port/arcgis/admin/clusters/<cluster>/machines/add machineNames=SERVER1.DOMAIN.COM,SERVER2.DOMAIN.COM