The ForwarderEndpoint SNMP Setting determines the polling intervals that are used by MPLS Manager to monitor ForwarderEndpoints. MPLS Manager monitors the endpoints by probing the SNMP tables on the PE devices.

ForwarderEndpoint SNMP Setting parameters and their values lists the ForwarderEndpoint SNMP Setting parameters.

Table 1. ForwarderEndpoint SNMP Setting parameters and their values






Default: ENABLED

Enables or disables:

  1. The MPLS Manager polling of Forwarder endpoint (ForwarderEndpoint) data.

  2. The subsequent analysis of the polled data to determine the status of Forwarder endpoint connections.


30 to 3600 seconds

Default: 240 seconds

Sets the time between successive polls.


0 to 10 retries

Default: 3

Sets the number of retry polls to perform when the initial poll fails.


10 to 10000 milliseconds

Default: 700 milliseconds

Sets the amount of time to wait for the poll response before the first poll request times out. The timeout value doubles for each successive retry.

For Timeout=700 msec (0.7 sec) and Retries=3:

  • 0.7 seconds for first retry

  • 1.4 seconds for second retry

  • 2.8 seconds for third retry