When dealing with WAS applications and servers, it is important that each component is started in the correct order. If you are starting all the servers, it makes little difference whether you start the Meeting Server a few minutes before the Community Server or the TURN Server before the Media Server. However, it is critical that the WAS processes are started in the correct order.
The Deployment Manager for a cell holds the configuration for all server nodes in that cell. The Deployment Manager must be started first so it reads in the updated configuration and has it ready to be accessed by the node agent when it launches. The Deployment Manager server is called
The node agent is the process ...