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Data collected by Discovery

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Data collected by Discovery

Discovery collects unique data for each type of device and stores it in dedicated tables, fields, and relationships.


Computer discovery is based on the machine's operating system, such as AIX, OS/X, Linux, Solaris, and Windows.

See Discovering computers.

Database catalogs

Database catalogs list all the catalog objects, or databases, discovered for an instance of a database.

See Database catalog discovery.

Network CIs

Discovery can find several types of network-related CIs, such as IP networks and addresses, and devices such as load balancers, switches, and printers.

See Network devices.

Discovery can find many types of software, including web servers, databases, and applications.

See Software Discovery.

Discovery collects information on Direct Attached Storage (DAS), Storage Area Networks (SAN), and Network Attached Storage (NAS) from specialized devices.

See Storage Discovery.