The NWCS datasource retrieves basic configuration values from the locally accessible metadata service. All data is served over HTTP from the address 169.254.169.254.
NWCS’ datasource can be configured as follows:
url: ‘http://169.254.169.254’ retries: 3 timeout: 2 wait: 2
url: The URL used to acquire the metadata configuration from
retries: Determines the number of times to attempt to connect to the metadata service
timeout: Determines the timeout in seconds to wait for a response from the metadata service
wait: Determines the timeout in seconds to wait before retrying after accessible failure