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Enable Discovery identifiers

Enable Discovery identifiers

Identifiers are used for all Discovery schedules that are set up to discover Configuration items.

Before you begin

Roles required: discovery_admin, admin

About this task

Discoveries of this type compare devices found in the network with CIs in the CMDB and update the CMDB, when appropriate. The Configuration item scan is the only type of Discovery that touches the CMDB.


  1. Select Configuration items as the type of Discovery to run in the Discovery Schedule.

    This setting tells Discovery to launch the appropriate identity probes after classification has determined the class and operating system of the device.

    Figure 1. Configuration items
  2. Configure the identity probes and probe sequence.
  3. Run Discovery.