Configuring the out of band service point properties in Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 and later allows you to fine-tune how power on transmissions are sent to computers when you are using power on commands to wake up computers for scheduled activities, such as software updates with a deadline. These options help you to control the CPU utilization of the out of band service point when multiple computers are targeted for power on commands.
|The information in this topic applies only to Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 and later.|
Use the following procedure to configure settings for power on transmissions.
To configure out of band transmissions
In the Configuration Manager console, navigate to System Center Configuration Manager / Site Database / Site Management / <site code> - <site name> / Site Settings / Site Systems.
Expand the site system server that is configured with the out of band service point role.
In the results pane, right-click ConfigMgr out of band service point, and then select Properties.
On the General tab, configure the following options:
- Retries and Delay under the Transmission
- Maximum and Wait (seconds) under the
Transmission maximum section.
- Transmission threads under the Transmission
- Transmission offset (minutes) under the Transmission
- Retries and Delay under the Transmission retries section.