Setting the Frequency for Automatic Discovery of Databases

Applies to:

If you enabled automatic instance discovery, databases are discovered every 168 hours by default. Change the frequency at which point the SnapProtect software detects new databases.


  1. From the CommCell Browser, expand Client Computers.
  2. Right-click the Client, and click Properties.
  3. On the Client Properties dialog box , click Advanced.
  4. On the Additional Settings tab of the Client Properties dialog box and click Add.
    1. In the Additional Settings dialog box, in the Name box, type nDBDISCOVERYINTERVAL.
    2. In the Category box, select the database agent (for example, OracleAgent).
    3. In the Type box, select String.
    4. In the Value box, type the time interval in hours in which databases are detected.

      For example, to discover databases every two hours, type 2.

    5. Click OK to close the Add Additional Setting dialog box.
  5. Click OK to close the Client Properties dialog box.