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

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 System Center Essentials.
  2. Change the Heartbeat interval. The maximum value allowed for the heartbeat interval is 86,400 seconds (60 days). The minimum value allowed is 5 seconds.

  3. Click OK.

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