Configure network settings for the SolarWinds Platform
This topic applies to all SolarWinds Platform products.
Click Settings > All Settings, and in the Thresholds & Polling group, click Polling Settings to configure the settings.
Configure the way SolarWinds Platform products poll your network.
|ICMP Timeout||2500 ms||Specify the time in ms after which all ICMP (ping) requests made by the Orion poller time out if a response is not received.|
|ICMP Data||SolarWinds Status Query||Provide a string to be included within all ICMP packets sent by the product.|
|SNMP Timeout||2500 ms||Specify the time after which all SNMP requests made by the Orion poller time out if a response is not received.|
|SNMP Retries||2||Specify the number of retries the polling engine will conduct if a response to an SNMP poll request by the Orion polling engine is not received within the configured SNMP Timeout.|
|SNMP Encoding||Auto||Select how SNMP hex-encoded strings are encoded, for example ASCII or UTF-8. To apply the setting, restart the Collector, Job Engine, and Cortex services on each polling engine.|
|UCS API Timeout||240 s||Specify the time period after which all API requests made for data from Cisco UCS Manager servers time out if a response is not received.|
|Perform reverse DNS lookup||Selected||Select this option if you want your product to complete reverse DNS lookups for monitored DHCP nodes.|
|Enable Downtime Monitoring||Selected||Clear the box to disable interface downtime monitoring, thus improving SolarWinds NPM performance.|