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How to Manage 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

To ensure effective use the Network Discovery method in Configuration Manager 2007, a large number of tasks are available to administrators. This section provides information about using and configuring this method, including using Network Discovery to determine your network topology, configuring Network Discovery itself, and determining when a Network Discovery run is complete.

Click the related link for detailed information about the associated Network Discovery task.

In This Section

How to Determine Your Network's Topology
Specifies how to use Network Discovery to map your network's topology.

How to Configure Network Discovery
Specifies the general steps needed to configure Network Discovery as a whole.

How to Schedule Network Discovery
Specifies how to schedule a Network Discovery run, and whether to use a one-time-only run, a recurring run, or a collection of multiple runs.

How to Set the Number of Router Hops for Network Discovery
Specifies how to set the number of router hops that Network Discovery will take when searching for network resources.

How to Search a Specific Subnet Using Network Discovery
Specifies how to set Network Discovery to search a specific subnet for resources.

How to Search a Specific Domain Using Network Discovery
Specifies how to set Network Discovery to search a specific domain for resources.

How to Search a Specific SNMP Community Using Network Discovery
Specifies how to set Network Discovery to search a specific SNMP community for resources.

How to Search a Specific DHCP Server Using Network Discovery
Specifies how to set Network Discovery to search a specific DHCP server for resources.

How to Verify that Network Discovery is Complete
Specifies how to tell whether a Network Discovery run has completed or not.

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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