Activate Discovery

Discovery is available as a separate subscription from the rest of the Now Platform and requires the Discovery plugin.

About this task

To purchase a Discovery subscription, contact your ServiceNow account manager or sales representative.
Note: When the Discovery plugin is activated, the Cloud Management core plugin is also activated to provide functionality for Azure and AWS discovery.

Procedure

  1. In the HI Service Portal, click Service Catalog > Activate Plugin.
  2. Fill out the form.
    Target Instance Instance on which to activate the plugin.
    Plugin Name Name of the plugin to activate.
    Specify the date and time you would like this plugin to be enabled

    Date and time must be at least 2 business days from the current time.

    Note: Plugins are activated in two batches each business day in the Pacific timezone, once in the morning and once in the evening. If the plugin must be activated at a specific time, enter the request in the Reason/Comments.
    Reason/Comments Any information that would be helpful for the ServiceNow personnel activating the plugin such as if you need the plugin activated at a specific time instead of during one of the default activation windows.
  3. Click Submit.