Discovery in Configuration Manager
Updated: March 1, 2010
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
After a Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 site system has been installed and configured, you can begin adding resources and clients to the site. This is done using discovery, the term used for a variety of methods that search for resources across your network.
The following configurable discovery methods are available for locating resources in Configuration Manager 2007:
Active Directory System Group Discovery
Active Directory Security Group Discovery
Active Directory System Discovery
Active Directory User Discovery
The topics in this section provide detailed information about configuring and using the various discovery methods for finding resources in Configuration Manager 2007.
In This Section
- Discovery Overview
- Provides an overview of discovery methods.
- Configuring Discovery in Configuration Manager
- Provides procedures for running Configuration Manager 2007 discovery.
- Discovery Privacy Information
- Discusses privacy considerations when running discovery.
- Troubleshooting Discovery
- Notes common issues and solutions for discovery.
- Technical Reference for Discovery
- Includes additional reference material about discovery.
Other ResourcesConfiguration Manager 2007 Features
For additional information, see Configuration Manager 2007 Information and Support.
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