Network Discovery

ConfigMgr can use a variety of network protocols to probe your network and gather data about the objects it discovers into the site database. Network Discovery can be used to identify potential ConfigMgr clients. Network Discovery can also be used to add network topology data and information about nonclient network devices to your database for use in queries, collections, and reports. ConfigMgr 2012 Network Discovery is similar to that in ConfigMgr 2007, except that it is no longer used to discover resources supporting out of band management.

To configure Network Discovery, double-click Network Discovery in the Administration workspace under Overview -> Site Hierarchy -> Discovery Methods. As displayed in Figure 5.8, there ...

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