Defining an Asset Discovery Scanner

A scanner is a device of your network that is capable of scanning other devices for their assets. Contrary to the scanned devices the scanner must have a CM agent installed and have the asset discovery module loaded. Any device with a Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista Business and Ultimate, 64 Bit Windows or Linux Red Hat 9, AS/ES 3 and 4 and SUSE operating system can be defined as a scanner. A device may be configured as a scanner in the following different locations:

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