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Application Server Settings

Created by Caroline Juszczak, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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This settings tab only appears for Patch Manager servers in the Application server role. It appears in the Application Servers child node under Patch Manager System Configuration > Patch Manager Servers.

Application Server Communication Settings

Settings in this category control how the Application role server handles communication failures with remote systems.

Number of retries to attempt on communication failure

Specifies the number of times the Application role server will attempt to communicate with a remote system if a task is unable to connect. Select a value from 0 to 10.

Retry delay on communications failure (in seconds)

Defines the retry interval handling communication failures. Specify the number of seconds Patch Manager should wait between retry attempts. Select a value from 0 to 60.

Application Server Job Pool Settings

Settings in this category control the number of concurrent jobs Patch Manager allows.

Maximum Concurrent Jobs

Specifies the total number of jobs that can run at the same time across all Management role servers. Each Management role server also has this setting to limit concurrent jobs by server. Select a value from 4 to 16.

Email Configuration

Settings in this category define the email and Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) server settings for email notifications Patch Manager sends from the Application role server.

Email Configuration: Sender e-mail Address

Defines the sender e-mail address Patch Manager should use when sending email notifications from the Application role server.

Email Configuration: Sender e-mail Name

Defines the sender e-mail name Patch Manager should use when sending email notifications from the Application role server.

Email Configuration: SMTP Server Name (Outgoing)

Defines the SMTP server Patch Manager should use when sending email notifications from the Application role server.

Email Configuration: SMTP Server Port Number

Defines the SMTP port number Patch Manager should use when sending email notifications from the Application role server.

Email Configuration: SMTP Server requires authentication

Defines whether the SMTP server requires authentication to send email. Select Enabled or Disabled.

Email Configuration: SMTP Server logon user password

Defines the user password Patch Manager should use when sending email notifications from the Application role server using an authenticated mail server.

Email Configuration: SMTP Server uses encrypted SSL connection

Defines whether the SMTP server uses an encrypted Secure Socket Layer (SSL) connection. Select Enabled or Disabled.

Email Configuration: SMTP Server uses encrypted TLS connection

Defines whether the SMTP server uses an encrypted Transport Layer Security (TLS) connection. Select Enabled or Disabled.

Email Configuration: SMTP Server logon user name

Defines the user logon name Patch Manager should use when sending email notifications from the Application role server using an authenticated mail server.

Email Configuration: SMTP Server user logon domain

Defines the user domain Patch Manager should use when sending email notifications from the Application role server using an authenticated mail server.

Event Logging

Settings in this category control how the Application role server logs to the Windows Event Log on the Patch Manager server. Enable or disable the following settings to define what the Application role server logs.

  • Application Server Security Audit Failure Event Logging Enabled
  • Application Server Security Audit Success Event Logging Enabled
  • Application Server Error Event Logging Enabled
  • Application Server Information Event Logging Enabled
  • Application Server Warning Event Logging Enabled

Note: Settings in this category on the Automation Server Settings tab overwrite the corresponding settings on both the Application Server Settings and Management Server Settings tabs.

General

Settings in this category define general options for the Application server role.

Automatically archive Task History Days

Defines the retention period for old Task History items. Specify the number of days Patch Manager should wait before deleting old Task History items. Select an integer value.

Automatically archive Task History Enabled

Enables Patch Manager to delete old Task History items after a specific period of time.

Patch Manager Update

Settings in this category define when and how the Application role server connects to and synchronizes with the SolarWinds third party updates library.

Automatically Purge Synchronization History

Enables Patch Manager to automatically delete synchronization history items after a specific period of time.

Automatically Purge Synchronization History Threshold in Days

Defines the purge threshold for synchronization history items. Specify the number of days Patch Manager should wait before deleting synchronization history items. Select an integer value.

Catalog Settings

Specifies the third party updates library with which the Application role server should synchronize. This setting consists of a complex XML value. To modify this setting, use the Synchronization Settings action in the Software Publishing node.

Enabled Patch Manager Update Notification emails

Enables the Application role server to send email notifications when it synchronizes new, expired, or revised updates.

Patch Manager Update Notification recipients

Defines the recipients for synchronization email notifications. Specify email addresses for the recipient(s). Separate multiple email addresses with a comma. Do not use spaces.

Frequency in hours of how often to synchronize

Defines the synchronization frequency for the Application role server. Specify the frequency, in hours, with which the server should synchronize with the SolarWinds third party updates library. Select an integer value.

Proxy Port Number

Defines the port number the Application role server should use when connecting to the Internet using a proxy server.

Proxy Domain

Defines the user logon domain the Application role server should use when connecting to the Internet using an authenticated proxy.

Proxy User Name

Defines the user logon name the Application role server should use when connecting to the Internet using an authenticated proxy.

Proxy Server Name

Defines the proxy server the Application role server should use when connecting to the Internet.

Subscription

Specifies the third party updates catalogs to which the Application role server is subscribed. This setting consists of a complex XML value. To modify this setting, use the Synchronization Settings action in the Software Publishing node.

Synchronization Start Time

Defines the time at which the Application role server first synchronizes with the SolarWinds third party updates library. Specify the time for the first update by selecting the number of minutes after midnight you want it to start.

Synchronization Type

Enables the Application role server to automatically synchronize with the SolarWinds third party updates library.

Use Credentials for Proxy

Defines whether the proxy server requires authentication to connect to the Internet. Select Enabled or Disabled.

Use Proxy

Defines whether the Application role server uses a proxy to access the Internet. Select Enabled or Disabled.

Username

Deprecated. This setting only applies to version 1.71 and earlier.

Scheduled Task Scheduler

Settings in this category define how the Application role server handles scheduled tasks.

Maximum concurrent executing schedule tasks

Specifies the total number of scheduled tasks the Application role server can execute at once. Select a value from 1 and 50.

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