Attributes for HP-UX

Required attributes for HP-UX

Required attribute



Name of the NIC that you want to monitor. 

Type and dimension: string-scalar 

Example: "lan0" 

Optional attributes for HP-UX

Optional attribute



List of hosts on the network that are pinged to determine if the network connection is alive. Enter the IP address of the host, instead of the HostName, to prevent the monitor from timing out. DNS causes the ping to hang. If more than one network host is listed, the monitor returns ONLINE if at least one of the hosts is alive.  

Type and dimension: string-vector 

Example: "" , "" 


Type of network. VCS currently only supports Ethernet. 

Type and dimension: string-scalar 

Default: "ether" 


Number of monitor cycles to detect if configured interface is inactive.  

Use PingOptimize when when you have not specified network hosts. 

A value of 1 optimizes broadcast pings and requires two monitor cycles. 

A value of 0 performs a broadcast ping during each monitor cycle and detects the inactive interface within the cycle. 

Type and dimension: integer-scalar 

Default: "1"