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NMIS 8.6.6 introduces a new feature called 'polling failover' for monitoring hosts that are reachable by multiple/redundant paths. This page briefly describes this feature.


To enable this capability, simply add your host's secondary address/name in the node configuration dialog (like in the screenshot below) and run a type=update operation:

As long as at least one address remains reachable, NMIS will be able to poll the node.