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manual:discovery:network_discovery [2016/09/28 07:26]
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manual:discovery:network_discovery [2019/05/15 06:57] (current)
martins-v 'host discovered' description changed - for new hosts
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 |//Service Lost// ​ |The service is '​down'​ after it was '​up'​. ​ | |//Service Lost// ​ |The service is '​down'​ after it was '​up'​. ​ |
 |//Service Down// ​ |The service is '​down',​ consecutively. ​ | |//Service Down// ​ |The service is '​down',​ consecutively. ​ |
-|//Host Discovered// ​ |At least one service of a host is '​up'​ after all services of that host were '​down'​. ​ |+|//Host Discovered// ​ |At least one service of a host is '​up'​ after all services of that host were '​down' ​or a service is discovered which belongs to a not registered host.  |
 |//Host Up//  |At least one service of a host is '​up',​ consecutively. ​ | |//Host Up//  |At least one service of a host is '​up',​ consecutively. ​ |
 |//Host Lost// ​ |All services of a host are '​down'​ after at least one was '​up'​. ​ | |//Host Lost// ​ |All services of a host are '​down'​ after at least one was '​up'​. ​ |
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   * link template to a host   * link template to a host
  
-When adding hosts, a host name is the result of reverse lookup or IP address if reverse lookup fails. Lookup is performed from the Zabbix server or Zabbix proxy, depending on which is doing the discovery. If lookup fails on the proxy, it is not retried on the server. If the host with such a name already exists, the next host would get **_2** appended to the name, then **_3** and so on.+When adding hosts, a host name is the result of reverse ​DNS lookup or IP address if reverse lookup fails. Lookup is performed from the Zabbix server or Zabbix proxy, depending on which is doing the discovery. If lookup fails on the proxy, it is not retried on the server. If the host with such a name already exists, the next host would get **_2** appended to the name, then **_3** and so on.
  
 Created hosts are added to the //​Discovered hosts// group (by default, configurable in //​Administration//​ -> //General// -> //​[[:​manual/​web_interface/​frontend_sections/​administration/​general#​other_parameters|Other]]//​). If you wish hosts to be added to another group, add a //Remove from host groups// operation (specifying "​Discovered hosts"​) and also add an //Add to host groups// operation (specifying another host group), because a host must belong to a host group. Created hosts are added to the //​Discovered hosts// group (by default, configurable in //​Administration//​ -> //General// -> //​[[:​manual/​web_interface/​frontend_sections/​administration/​general#​other_parameters|Other]]//​). If you wish hosts to be added to another group, add a //Remove from host groups// operation (specifying "​Discovered hosts"​) and also add an //Add to host groups// operation (specifying another host group), because a host must belong to a host group.
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 +If a host already exists with the discovered IP address, a new host is not created. However, if the discovery action contains operations (link template, add to host group, etc), they are performed on the existing host.
 == Host removal == == Host removal ==
  
-Since Zabbix 2.4.0, hosts created ​by a network discovery rule are deleted ​automatically if a discovered entity is not in the rule's IP range any more. Hosts are deleted ​immediately.+Hosts discovered ​by a network discovery rule are removed ​automatically ​from //​Monitoring//​ -> //​Discovery// ​if a discovered entity is not in the rule's IP range any more. Hosts are removed ​immediately.
 == Interface creation when adding hosts == == Interface creation when adding hosts ==