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SNMP and WMI polling comparison

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Created by Rodim Suarez, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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Overview

SolarWinds testing has indicated that it takes 5 times as long to complete a WMI poll as it does to complete an SNMP poll. SolarWinds recommends no more than 10000 unique monitored objects per polling engine. The following table provides a summary of recommended loads by device type.

Environment

All SolarWinds products using Orion Core version 11.2 and later

Detail

WMI SNMP Total Devices Total SNMP-equivalent devices (WMI*5 + SNMP)
2000 0 2000 10000
1500 2500 4000 10000
1000 5000 6000 10000
500 7500 8000 10000
0 10000 10000 10000

For more information, see SNMP vs WMI polling.

 

 

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