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Decrease CPU resource usage when monitors fail

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Updated September 21, 2018


There is a global behavior modifier that will disable the verification of parent groups. As a result, the dependency of the parent ID will be the only one verified and dependencies for groups higher up the branch will not be observed or alerted on.

This article describes how to disable notifications for some alerts replace items within alerts with new options.


All ipMonitor versions


After completing these steps, CPU usage should remain low when a large amount of Monitors fail.

  1. Log in to ipMonitor.
  2. Click the Configuration Tab.
  3. Click System Settings.
  4. Click the Global Behavior Modifiers option.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Enter the following values:
    Name: alerting.for.depth.enable Value: 0
  7. Click OK.

This will disable notifications for alerts which contain the following:

  • Groups within Groups
  • SmartGroups

Items within alerts will need to be replaced with one of the following:

  • Devices
  • Groups of Monitors
  • Monitors
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