This configuration setting specifies a password for a grid node server. Any client connecting to the grid node must specify this password.
This password is used to encrypt all data exchanged with the grid node server.
It's recommended that you always use a password when setting up NCrunch with distributed processing.
Do not rely on only a password when operating in security sensitive environments routing through the public internet. Using a password in combination with an encrypted VPN is a much more secure approach.