USM dynamic groups by default should auto update every five minutes. This document contains some information helpful in troubleshooting the cause of various problems relating to the auto update.
Release : 8.51 & 9.x
Component : UIM - UMP_USM
nis_server which is deployed to the primary hub is responsible for the auto update for USM dynamic groups.
nis_server only has a raw configure option and does not have the standard configure GUI.
The key group_maintenance_interval found under the setup group set the interval for the auto update which by default is 5 for five minutes.
Increase the loglevel to 5 for troubleshooting information.
If necessary add the key logsize, the built in default log size is 1mb.
After troubleshooting set the loglevel back to 0 or 1 and if added logsize to 1000.
The probe folder location is $\Nimsoft\probes\service\nis_server\
If the probe log shows a failure such as "Failed to create queue: Received status (6) on response" then set the probe security.
This is done via IM console > Security > Probe Administration > New Probe > for
Probe: select nis_server from the drop down list
Access: select admin from the drop down list
IP Mask: enter a *
It is necessary to restart the primary hub for the change to take effect.
This can be done from the IM console via selecting the robot which is the primary hub > right click > Restart.
This change is written to security.cfg
permission = admin
mask = *
Note: it is recommended to make a backup copy of security.cfg prior to making the change.
Location is $\Nimsoft\hub\