Daily Archives: March 3, 2005

Reducing MOM traffic between client and server

I’m in the middle of an email dialogue with a customer who is deploying MOM using the Deployment guide and had some questions on advanced MOM deployment and deployment of Agents across slow links. He was concerned about setting the Agent control level to ‘None’ which lowers the amount of traffic between the client and the server.

If the Agent control level is set to ‘None’, then the amount of client configuration won’t be upgraded and you won’t be able to upgrade remotely.  Other things that are initiated by the agent will work.  Things like downloading rules and new configurations.

I’d also recommend reading the low bandwidth configuration section of the MOM 2005 performance and sizing white paper   which gives a perspective on the trade offs and some tweaks to apply…