After installing the SPE on client computers the SPE then contacts a Domain Controller requesting the contents of the QPM Storage Container. It then uses this information to determine
By default these actions occur every 5 minutes, regardless of whether the user notification is enabled or not, and may impact bandwidth, especially if there are many users on a VPN.
This cannot currently be disabled but the frequency with which the SPE contacts the DC can be pushed out by configuring the “Refresh Interval” group policy setting and applying it to the clients hosting the SPE. By doing this the amount of traffic can be dramatically reduced.
i.e. 1440 minutes = 24 hours