Settings on this tab apply to all services, not just the currently selected service.
The Polling tab of the Service property sheet has the following components:
Enable polling Select this option if you want Sybase Central to poll the services for changes to their states (started or stopped).
Poll every When you select Enable Polling, you must specify how often Sybase Central polls the service to check for status changes. The default interval is 10 seconds. The polling time you set in the window remains in effect for subsequent sessions until you change it explicitly.