Monitoring Interval for a Device Category


OpManager allows you to set a common monitoring settings for all the devices under a specific category.


To do so, follow the steps given below:

  1. Click the Admin tab.

  2. Under Monitoring, click Monitoring Intervals.

  3. To enable monitoring for a category, select the check box under Enable corresponding to the category and type the monitoring interval in minutes, in the adjacent box.

    To disable monitoring a specific category, clear the respective check box.

  4. Click Save to save the settings.

For instance, if you want to monitor servers every minute, ensure that the check box corresponding to Servers is selected and type 1 in the adjacent box.


How Frequently Should I Monitor?


The general practice is to monitor critical devices more frequently than non-critical devices.


Given below are the recommended monitoring intervals for small and medium-sized networks (up to 1000 devices):


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