Through the threshold settings for IP availability monitoring, you control the ICMP and SNMP connectivity polling thresholds of the managed network objects in your network. The polled information serves as input to IP Availability Manager‘s availability analysis of switches, routers, hubs, bridges, and other systems.
The IP Manager provides the following threshold settings for IP availability monitoring:
Backup Interface Support
Dial-on-Demand Interface Support
The VMware Smart Assurance IP Manager Reference Guide provides more information on the threshold settings for IP availability monitoring.