This documentation supports the 11.1 version of BMC Discovery.

To view an earlier version of the product, select the version from the Product version menu.

Getting started

The Getting Started topics are intended for anyone who is starting to evaluate, use, or deploy BMC Discovery, including the BMC Discovery Community Edition. This section covers BMC Discovery planning, installation and configuration, guides you through core procedures for getting quick results from your discovery process, and suggests the next steps you might take to improve your discovery results.


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Learn the basics of the BMC Discovery product.

Key concepts

Understand key concepts and core functionality so that you can begin using BMC Discovery right away.

Start using BMC Discovery.

End to end process

Run your first basic discovery without credentials, examine the results, and configure credentials for complete discovery. Schedule discovery runs and prevent discovery of specified IP addresses or ranges.

Learn more about the capabilities of BMC Discovery.

Next steps

Learn about the way that you can further enhance the discovery of your IT infrastructure and business applications such as patterns and TKUs, deep database discovery, and Collaborative Application Mapping.

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