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Cannot use multiple polling methods to poll nodes with the same IP address

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Updated Feb 22, 2017


When you try to use an agent to poll a node that shares an IP address with another node and you are monitoring the other node with a different polling method, the agent tries to take over monitoring for the node that is already monitored.


  • All nodes


This is a known limitation with the agent polling method. 


You must use an agent using the agent-initiated communication method and all nodes with the same IP address must be monitored by agents. You cannot monitor one node with an agent and another node using a different method.




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