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Inspector connectivity message

To bring back information about your deployment, the Inspector connects to a number of endpoints on your deployment. The connectivity message, on the top left of the world view, shows the status of these connections. You can use this to notice and diagnose any potential issues.

Connectivity message

Connection status

Status Meaning
Connected All connections are healthy, and you can inspect your deployment. The inspector’s view of your deployment is up to date.
Connecting One or more connections is down, and the Inspector is trying to reconnect. The inspector’s view of your deployment is not up to date.


The connection status is based on the status of four subconnections:

Connectivity message

Name Meaning
GSim Connection to the GSim. If disconnected, the deployment is likely not up.
Chunks Connection to the chunks endpoint, which provides information about which workers have checked out which section of the world (a collection of “chunks”).
Position Connection to the entity positions stream. This connection is required to display entities in the World view.
Heatmap Connection to the heatmap view of the deployment, showing an aggregate number of entities per area. This connection is only used in Heatmap mode.

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