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How to Search a Specific Domain Using Network Discovery

Applies To: System Center Configuration Manager 2007, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP1, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2

Network Discovery in Configuration Manager 2007 can be set to search a specific domain or set of domains during a discovery run. By default, it is set to search the local domain; however, this option can be changed, and additional domains can be added, deleted, enabled, or disabled on an ad hoc basis. If one or more domains are displayed on the Domains tab of the Network Discovery Properties dialog box, only domains that are marked as Enabled will be searched by the discovery method the next time a scheduled run is started.

Specifically disabling a domain search during Network Discovery will not preclude a search of that domain for resources if those resources are included in another configured aspect of the Network Discovery run. It will only disable a specific search of that domain.

noteNote
You must have Modify permission for the Site Security object class to configure this discovery method. For more information about security permissions, see Classes and Instances for Object Security in Configuration Manager.

To add a domain to be searched by Network Discovery

  1. In the Configuration Manager console, navigate to System CenterConfiguration Manager / Site Database / Site Management /<site name>/ Site Settings / Discovery Methods.

  2. Right-click Network Discovery, and then click Properties.

  3. On the Domains tab, click the New icon.

  4. In the Domain box, type the name of the domain to be searched in the Network Discovery run.

  5. Ensure that the Enable domain search check box is selected, and then click OK.

  6. Click OK.

To enable or disable the search of a domain by Network Discovery

  1. In the Configuration Manager console, navigate to System CenterConfiguration Manager / Site Database / Site Management /<site name>/ Site Settings / Discovery Methods.

  2. Right-click Network Discovery, and then click Properties.

  3. If the domain search to be enabled or disabled is for the local domain, select or clear the Search local domain check box on the Domains tab.

  4. If the domain search to be enabled or disabled is not for the local domain, select the domain from the displayed list on the Domains tab, and then click the Enable icon.

  5. Click OK, and then click OK again.

To delete a domain from the Network Discovery search

  1. In the Configuration Manager console, navigate to System CenterConfiguration Manager / Site Database / Site Management /<site name>/ Site Settings / Discovery Methods.

  2. Right-click Network Discovery, and then click Properties.

  3. On the Domains tab, select the domain to be deleted from the displayed list of domains.

  4. Click the Delete icon.

  5. Click OK.

To modify a domain to be searched by Network Discovery

  1. In the Configuration Manager console, navigate to System CenterConfiguration Manager / Site Database / Site Management /<site name>/ Site Settings / Discovery Methods.

  2. Right-click Network Discovery, and then click Properties.

  3. On the Domains tab, click the Properties icon.

  4. Make any changes necessary, and then click OK.

  5. Click OK.

See Also

For additional information, see Configuration Manager 2007 Information and Support.
To contact the documentation team, email SMSdocs@microsoft.com.
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