The Global Settings window allows you to configure component
settings that apply throughout the configuration group. These
global settings are defined as follows:
You can configure settings for the entire configuration group
in the following areas:
Custom alert fields
You can create fields that Microsoft Operations
Manager 2000 (MOM) displays in alerts. Any alerts generated in
the configuration group will contain these fields.
Alert resolution states
You can delete and modify most alert resolution states, as well
as add your own. You can specify service level agreement times, the
maximum time an alert is expected to stay in a resolution
You can specify the e-mail settings used by the Consolidator to
send e-mail responses.
You can specify the location of the Web Console and any reports
saved to the web.
You can read acknowledgment and copyright information, and
apply a new license file or product key.
You can specify the TCP/IP port that agents will use when
communicating with the Consolidators.
You can specify parameters for automatically deleting data from
the database. For more information about database grooming, see the
Notification Command Format
You can specify a third-party paging software application to
use when configuring paging responses.
You can enable or disable DAS auditing for Configuration
You can specify how often Agent Managers scan the Managed
Computers list, and perform a manual managed computers scan. You
can identify the agent service account, and specify how agents are
deployed. You can specify whether MOM immediately installs or
uninstalls agents as required, or adds them to the Pending
Installations list. You can also specify the amount of time MOM
waits before removing unneeded agents.
You can specify how often Consolidators poll for rule changes,
the number of responses that can run simultaneously, and how the
Consolidator buffers data.
You can specify agent buffering properties, and heartbeat
parameters. You can also specify the number of responses that can
run simultaneously, communication retry parameters, packet
settings, and logging parameters.