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Cancel a Discovery from a Discovery Status

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Cancel a Discovery from a Discovery Status

You can manually cancel a discovery while it is in progress from the Discovery Status record.

Before you begin

Role required: discovery_admin

About this task


  1. Navigate to Discovery > Status.
  2. Click a Number to open the status record.
  3. Click Cancel Discovery in the Related Links.
    This action is only available for an active Discovery.


When a Discovery status cancels, any associated sensor transactions are immediately terminated and any scheduled sensor jobs are deleted from the system. After cancellation, the cleanup Status shows the Completed count and the cancellation is logged in the Discovery log. In the Queue [ecc_queue] table, any records belonging to sensors exceeding the Transaction Quota Rule are set to the Error state.