Tech Tip - Exclusion of Pingable Devices (from PM 2.3.2)

Document created by MarlosBarroso Employee on Aug 8, 2014Last modified by SamCreek on Dec 17, 2016
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Starting with IM2.3.2 a configuration option allowing user to selectively control the creation of Pingable only device items:


  • ICMP can be enabled, without creating Pingable devices;
  • Allows for efficient Ping sweep for range discoveries, but a choice to create Pingable only devices;
  • Often for performance monitoring customers are not interested in monitoring devices which can only be monitored with ICMP.