Discovery Management Console windows and controls

The Discovery Management Console displays information from a discovery server.

Table 1 describes the items that can be viewed in the Discovery tab of the Discovery Management Console Functions pane.
Table 1. Items in the Discovery tab
Discovery tab item Description
Overview Displays the current discovery status. You can run a discovery, monitor the discovery progress, and examine errors. You can also stop a discovery, view a discovery log, and view the scope log.
Scope Describes the IP address range that is discovered during the discovery process. The IP address range is discovered by using IP addresses, IP address ranges, and subnets. You can modify the scope by adding, editing, or removing entries. Scope sets can be grouped in scope groups. You can modify scope groups by adding and removing scope sets.
Access List Displays the access list defined for the server. An access list is a collection of user names, passwords, and Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) community strings used by the server to access discovery targets in your infrastructure. You can add, edit, and delete entries in the access list.
Custom Servers Displays custom servers. You can add, edit, copy, or delete custom servers.
Computer Systems Displays all templates created to customize the discovery of Computer Systems. The user can create templates to customize the discovery of a Computer System.
Anchors and Gateways Displays the anchors and gateways in your infrastructure. Anchors are used to discover entities within restricted network areas without requiring a dedicated server in the area. Gateways are required for non-shallow discovery of Windows servers. They are not required for credential-less discovery (Discovery Profile 1) of Windows servers. You can add or delete anchors and gateways, as well as specify the communication port.
Schedule Displays discovery schedules, which instruct server to run a discovery at a defined time. You can add new schedules, edit existing schedules, or remove a schedule as required.
History Displays history information about past discoveries. You can display the activity and error messages that are associated with each discovery.
Discovery Profiles Displays all the discovery profiles that are used during the discovery process.