This documentation supports the 21.3 (12.3) version of BMC Discovery.


Running discovery

After you configure the discovery and Outpost settings, you proceed to perform tasks to discover your IT infrastructure. You can set up immediate or scheduled scans of your infrastructure, specify IP addresses you want to exclude in a scan, view the status of the discovery scans, and much more. 

The following topics provide information and instructions for running and monitoring BMC Discovery:

Procedure

Description

Viewing the discovery status

This topic describes the discovery process.

Starting and stopping discovery

This topic lists the discovery statuses and explains how to manage a discovery process.

Performing a discovery run

This topic describes the procedure for setting up an immediate or scheduled discovery, and for enabling and disabling a discovery run.

Excluding IP addresses and ranges from scanning

This topic shows how to avoid scanning specific IP addresses.

Stalled discovery runs

This topic explains the behavior of the discovery runs in the context of the scan windows.

Edge connectivity

This topic describes the process and consequences of enabling and disabling the discovery of neighbor information from network devices.

Discovery run typesThis topic describes the types of discovery runs and how they behave.
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