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Home > Success Center > IP Address Manager (IPAM) > IPAM Administrator Guide > Configuring IPAM > Change polling engine assignments in IPAM

Change polling engine assignments in IPAM

Updated: December 4, 2017

This section documents how to change the polling engine assigned to scan a specific subnet, as well as how to look up the polling engine monitoring a DNS server or DHCP server instance that IPAM manages. If you have a large number of subnets, Additional Polling Engines (APEs) can reduce the time it takes to scan your network. Use the Orion Web Console to assign a polling engine to scan individual subnets.

To learn how to install Additional Polling Engines, see Add Additional Polling Engines to IPAM.

Change the IPAM polling engine assigned to automatically scan a subnet

Complete these steps to change the polling engine assigned to automatic scanning.

  1. Open the Orion Web Console and choose My Dashboards > Manage Subnets & IP Addresses.

    The Manage Subnets & IP Addresses page opens.

  2. Select a subnet.

  3. Click Edit.

    The Edit Subnet Properties dialog box opens.

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  4. Scroll down to the Automatic Scanning section.

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  5. Click Change Polling Engine.

    The Select a New Polling Engine dialog box opens.

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  6. Select a polling engine and then click Change Polling Engine.

    The new polling engine is listed in the Automatic Scanning section.

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  7. Click Save to close the Edit Subnet Properties dialog box.

See which IPAM polling engine is monitoring a DHCP server or DNS server

Complete these steps to determine which polling engine is assigned to monitor a DHCP or DNS server managed by IPAM.

  1. Open the Orion Web Console and choose Settings > All Settings.

  2. Scroll down to the "Product Specific Settings" section, and then click IPAM Settings.

    The IP Address Manager Settings page opens.

  3. In the DHCP & DNS Management section, click Manage DHCP servers.

  4. Click the DHCP tab or the DNS Servers tab.

  5. Select a server and click Edit.

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    The Edit <Server-Name> Properties dialog box opens.

    The Polling Engine row shows the name of the assigned polling engine.

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