Use the following procedure to change the Essentials 2007 proxy agent for network devices. The proxy agent can be any agent-managed computer in the Management Group. It must have SNMP installed, an optional Windows component, and be able to connect to the devices using SNMP.

To change the proxy agent for network devices

  1. Log on to the computer with an account that is a member of the Administrators role for Essentials 2007.

  2. In the Essentials 2007 console, click the Administration button.

    When you run the Essentials 2007 console on a computer that is not a Management Server the Connect To Server dialog box displays. In the Server name text box, type the name of the Essentials 2007 Management Server.
  3. In the Administration pane, expand Administration, expand Device Management, and then click Network Devices.

  4. In the Network Devices pane, select the network devices for which you want to change the proxy agent, right-click them, and then select Change Proxy Agent.

  5. In the Change Proxy Agent dialog box, select the computer you want to be the new proxy agent, and then click OK.  

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