Use the following procedure to override the agent heartbeat settings for a specific agent. A heartbeat is a periodic pulse from an agent to its management server that contains information related to the health of the agent. For more information, see Device Management Node of the Operations Manager 2007 Operations Console.

For more information about configuring the agent heartbeat settings for the management group, seeHow to Configure the Agent Heartbeat Setting for an Operations Manager 2007 Management Group.

To override the agent heartbeat setting for a specific agent

  1. In the Agent Properties dialog box, select Override global server settings.

    For information about how to get to the Agent Properties dialog box, see How to View the Properties of a Managed Object in Operations Manager 2007.
  2. Change the Heartbeat interval. The maximum value allowed for the heartbeat interval is 86,400 seconds (1 day). The minimum value allowed is 5 seconds.

  3. Click OK.

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