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Dependencies dont work

Hello All,

We are using IPMonitor v10.8.2. My scenario is as below:

We have 5 different networks. IPMonitor server resides in 1 of the network. Now what i have done is i have configured Private IP of other network's Firewall (You can conside router in general) as a depenecy of each device in a network. So for Example for each device resiging in A network has depency as private IP of firewall of network B and so on all devices of all netowkrs are configured.

So my question here is, is it right way of configuring dependency or have i made any mistake here?

Because whenever Internet goes down in 1 particular network, the depency should be active as the other network connectivity is still there and as i have set other networks Firewall as dependency, it should detect it as active and suppress email of current network right? But it is not happening. We still get all the alerts of all devices from this particular network.

So please help me understand and configure group dependency in a correct way.

Thanks.

Dhyanesh Mehta

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On the warn down and lost, I would not set it for less that 30 seconds, as this can give false positives.  You can reduce the failures per alert to 2.

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Any replies any help anyone please??

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Make sure the dependency has a shorter polling interval that the monitors dependent on it.

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Hello Kyle,

Thahnks for the reply.. I am hereby giving all my setings for your reference:

Dependency:

Max Test Duration: 10 Secs

Delays bet tests while up: 60

Warn: 5 secs

Down: 5 Secs

Lost: 5 Secs

Accumulated Failures per alert: 3

Max Alerts to send: 5

Dependent:

Max Test Duration: 300 Secs

Delays bet tests while up: 300

Warn: 300 secs

Down: 300 Secs

Lost: 300 Secs

Accumulated Failures per alert: 3

Max Alerts to send: 3

Please let me know if i need to change anything.

Thanks,

Dhyanesh Mehta

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