Polling groups for VoIP clusters are used by VoIP Availability Manager to monitor the availability of VoIP cluster instances discovered on Cisco devices. VoIP Availability Manager monitors the instances based onVoIP Performance Manager data.

Default VoIP Clusters lists the default VoIP cluster polling groups, their matching criteria, and their settings.

Table 1. Default VoIP Clusters

Polling group

Matching criteria


Cisco Cluster Publishers

VoipCluster attribute:

  • DisplayName = *PUBLISHER*

  • Vendor = CISCO

VoIP Performance Polling - External


“External” in “VoIP Performance Polling - External” implies status input is obtained from VoIP Performance Manager. Nortel devices are not supported as members of VoIP clusters.