# Zabbix Documentation 1.8

3.04.0| In development:5.0 (devel)| Unsupported:1.82.02.22.43.23.44.2

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### 6.1 Goals

There are several goals of Zabbix network discovery module:

• Simplify deployment

Network discovery can be used to significantly simplify and speed up Zabbix deployment. It also makes possible creation of user friendly appliances.

• Simplify administration

Properly configured network discovery can simplify administration of Zabbix system a lot.

• Support of changing environments

Network discovery makes possible use of Zabbix in rapidly changing environments with no excessive administration.