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7 Discovery

Overview

In the Configuration → Discovery section users can configure and maintain discovery rules.

A listing of existing discovery rules with their details is displayed.

Displayed data:

ColumnDescription
Name Name of the discovery rule. Clicking on the discovery rule name opens the discovery rule configuration form.
IP range The range of IP addresses to use for network scanning is displayed.
Delay The frequency of performing discovery displayed.
Checks The types of checks used for discovery are displayed.
Status Action status is displayed - Enabled or Disabled.
By clicking on the status you can change it.

To configure a new discovery rule, click on the Create discovery rule button in the top right-hand corner.

Mass editing options

Buttons below the list offer some mass-editing options:

  • Enable - change the discovery rule status to Enabled
  • Disable - change the discovery rule status to Disabled
  • Delete - delete the discovery rules

To use these options, mark the checkboxes before the respective discovery rules, then click on the required button.

Filter

As the list may contain a number of discovery rules, it may be needed to filter out the ones you really need.

The Filter link is available above the list of discovery rules. If you click on it, a filter becomes available where you can filter discovery rules by name and status.