The Broker periodically pings all registered servers to determine their status. When the Broker does this, it acts as a client. This record in serverConnect.conf permits the Broker to ping a server to check if it is running.
* : BrokerPing : Ping : Ping
The brokerConnect.conf file contains an automatic authentication record, the only record in the file.
* : * : BrokerPing : Ping
Connection privileges on page 91 provides additional information about the Ping access permission.