Submit a ticketCall us

Webinar: Web Help Desk for HR, Facilities and Accounting Departments
This webinar will focus on use cases for HR, Facilities and Accounting.

Having a unified ticketing and asset management system for all the departments in your company can provide end-users with a seamless experience and make things easier for your IT team. Yet, with different business tasks and objectives, many departments don’t fully understand the capabilities of Web Help Desk and how the software can be customized for effective use in their departments.
Register Now.

Home > Success Center > Network Performance Monitor (NPM) > How to make Orion poll a node with a Dynamic IP

How to make Orion poll a node with a Dynamic IP

Table of contents

Updated February 7th, 2017

Overview

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

Environment

  • NPM 11.5.x
  • NPM 12.x

Steps

  1. Access a nodes properties via "Edit Node"update nodesdata set dynamicip = 1
  2. Check "Dynamic IP Address" and fill in the proper hostname.

 

You can also do this via the database manager

  1. Start > All Programs > Solarwinds Orion > Advanced Features > Database Manager > Add Default Server>
  2. Expand the NPM Database (default )SolarWindsOrion >
  3. Select Nodesdata table > Right Click > Query Table >
  4. Run this query
  5. update nodesdata set dynamicip = 1 where nodecaption = 'computername'

 

Note: Polled via External node is not supported 

 

 

Last modified
13:14, 6 Oct 2017

Tags

Classifications

Public