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Discovered Registry Entry node

A Discovered Registry Entry node stores information about an entry in a registry listing.

Discovered Registry Entry Lifecycle

The following section describes the scenarios in which a Discovered Registry Entry node is created or destroyed. DDD nodes are never updated.

Creation

Whenever BMC Discovery scans an IP address, a Discovery Access node is created. A registry listing can be obtained using the discovery.listRegistry function. A Discovered Registry Entry node is created for each discovered registry key.

Removal

A Discovered Registry Entry node is removed when the Discovery Access node which it is associated with has been destroyed through the Aging process.

Discovered Registry Entry node attributes

The attributes and relationships of a Discovered Registry Entry node are described in the table below.


UI Name
Attribute Name and Type

Description

Name
name string

The name of the registry key.

Type
key_type string

The registry key type. This can be VALUE or SUBKEY.

Data type
data_type string

The registry key data type. For example, REG_SZ, REG_DWORD, and so on.


Discovered Registry Entry node relationships

The relationships of a Discovered Registry Entry node are described in the table below.


UI name

Relationship

Description

Parent Key

DiscoveredRegistryEntry:
Member:
List:
List:
RegistryListing

Registry listing that this entry is part of.

Created Software Instances

DiscoveredRegistryEntry:
Primary:
Inference:
InferredElement:
SoftwareInstance

Software instance whose existence was inferred from this registry key.

Contributing To Software Instances

DiscoveredRegistryEntry:
Contributor:
Inference:
InferredElement:
SoftwareInstance

Software instance whose attributes have been partly or wholly determined from this registry key.

Associated To Software Instances

DiscoveredRegistryEntry:
Associate:
Inference:
InferredElement:
SoftwareInstance

Software instance related in some way to this registry key.


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