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Setting Protocols for a System or Groups of Systems

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Configure single system protocol settings to fine-tune settings for individual systems or for a group of similar systems. This option is especially useful if some of your systems are accessed through a LAN while others are accessed through a WAN. Configure systems accessed through the WAN with longer timeouts and increased retries.

If have chosen a list when first using this tool, you can click the list link at the top of the page. A pop-up window is displayed showing all systems in the list chosen. Click [OK] to close the pop-up window. This link is not displayed if you have chosen a single system.

To set protocol settings for a single system or a group of similar systems:

  1. Select OptionsProtocol SettingsSystem Protocol Settings.

  2. Select the target systems. Refer to Using Tasks - Creating a Task for more information.

  3. Click [Next].

  4. In the Ping (ICMP) settings section, select either:

    • Use values specified below. Enter the Network Timeout (seconds) and the Retries

      or

    • Use global defaults.

  5. In the WBEM settings section, select either:

    • Use values specified below. Enter the WBEM Username (for Windows based systems, the username should include the domain name, for example domainname/username), the WBEM Password, and Confirm Password.

      or

    • Use global defaults

  6. In the SNMP settings section, select either:

    • Use values specified below. Enter the Network Timeout (seconds), Retries, SNMP read community string, and the SNMP write community string.

      or

    • Use global defaults

  7. Click [Prev] to return to the previous screen without saving any changes, click [Schedule] to schedule the task, or click [Run Now] to run the task immediately. Refer to Using Tasks - Scheduling a Task for more information on scheduling tasks.

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» Protocols - Setting Global Protocols
» Protocols - Setting Protocols for a Single System

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» Administering the Software - Protocols
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