Manage Polling Behavior for Components

You can use this Data Aggregator REST web service to disable or enable polling on other components. This feature allows for more granular polling control than monitoring profile filters alone.
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You can use this Data Aggregator REST web service to disable or enable polling on other components. This feature allows for more granular polling control than monitoring profile filters alone.
You can also disable or enable polling on specific interfaces from the UI. For more information, see Configure Monitoring Profiles.
By default, polling is enabled for all new components. You can use a Data Aggregator REST web service to disable polling for all new components associated with specific metric families. For more information, see Manage Default Polling Behavior.
Follow these steps:
  1. Set up a REST client with a connection to the Data Aggregator server.
  2. Query the following REST URL to find the
    pollable
    item ID:
    http://
    DA_host
    :8581/rest/pollable
  3. Use the following format for the URL in the REST client:
    http://
    DA_host
    :8581/rest/pollable/
    itemID
    • itemID
      Specify the
      pollable
      item ID.
  4. Select
    PUT
    for the
    'HTTP' Method
    .
  5. Provide a valid Username and Password for a user account that has global administrator access to the Data Aggregator.
  6. Select
    'application/xml'
    as the
    'Body Content-type'
    .
  7. Add the following XML within the "Body" text section:
    <Pollable version="1.1.1">
    <IsPollEnabled>false</IsPollEnabled>
    </Pollable>
    • <
      IsPollEnabled>
      To disable polling, specify false. To enable polling, specify true.
  8. Run the method.