Use the following procedure to override the management group heartbeat failure setting and configure the number of missed heartbeats a specific Operations Manager 2007 management server will allow for an agent before it changes the state of the respective computer to critical. For more information, see Device Management Node of the Operations Manager 2007 Operations Console.

To configure the heartbeat failure setting for an Operations Manager 2007 management group, see How to Configure the Heartbeat Failure Setting for an Operations Manager 2007 Management Group.

To override the heartbeat failure setting for a management server

  1. In the Management Server Properties dialog box, click the Heartbeat tab.

    For information about how to get to the Management Server Properties dialog box, see How to View the Properties of a Managed Object in Operations Manager 2007.
  2. On the Heartbeat tab, do the following:

    1. Select Override global Management Server settings.

    2. Change the Number of missing heartbeats allowed to the desired number.

  3. Click OK.

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