The NWCS datasource retrieves basic configuration values from the locally accessible metadata service. All data is served over HTTP from the address


The NWCS datasource can be configured as follows:

    url: ''
    retries: 3
    timeout: 2
    wait: 2
  • url: The URL used to acquire the metadata configuration.

  • 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.