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How to make Orion poll a node with a Dynamic IP

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Updated February 7th, 2017


It is possible to poll Nodes which use dynamic IP addresses.


  • NPM 12.x


  1. In your web console, access a node's properties via "Edit Node"
  2. Check "Dynamic IP Address" and fill in the proper hostname.


You can also do this via the Database Manager

  1. Go to Start > All Programs > Solarwinds Orion > Database Manager
  2. Click "Add default server" and expand to your database
  3. Right-click to your database and hit "New Query ..."
  4. Copy and paste the SQL query below replacing namehere with the name of the node.
UPDATE NodesData SET DynamicIP = 1 WHERE Caption = 'namehere'



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