Scan a Local Network

This action will facilitate network device discovery and device information retrieval.

Discover Devices

Network to Scan for device discovery

Describe the IP range of the network that you wish to be scanned for device discovery using *'s as wildcards. The examples 192.168.1.* and 10.1.*.* would be valid.

When devices are discovered, add a record in this table

Choose the table that will have a record added to it for each discovered device.

Skip the Device Table's Actions

Check this box if you wish the device table's permanently associated actions to be skipped when each device record is created. This can help prevent infinite loops.

Describe this action

Useful as a comment, this description will overwrite the automatically generated description in the Action Manager.

Scan for Device Type

IP of Device To Scan

Provide the IP address of the device that you wish to be scanned. The examples 192.168.1.42 and 10.1.1.17 would be valid.

Device Type

Pick a field on a table to store the Device type.

Scan Summary Log

Provide a location to store the scan summary. The values in this log are very predictable.

Scan Detailed Log

Provide a location to store a detailed log of the scan including all commands that were executed, their results, and what the action choose to do with this data. The values in this log will change fairly unpredictably.

Describe this action

Useful as a comment, this description will overwrite the automatically generated description in the Action Manager.

Scan Windows Devices/Scan Mac OS/Linux Devices

Set up the scan for the device type under the correct tab. Both have the same options, but will run different background scans due to device differences.

IP of Device to Scan

Provide the IP address of the device that you wish to be scanned. The examples 192.168.1.42 and 10.1.1.17 would be valid.

Username

Provide the Username to use when connecting to a Windows device via WMI or to a Mac OS or Linux device using SSH.

Password

Provide the Password to use when connecting to a Windows device via WMI or to a Mac OS or Linux device using SSH.

Scan Summary Log

Provide a location to store the scan summary. The values in this log are very predictable.

Scan Detailed Log

Provide a location to store a detailed log of the scan including all commands that were executed, their results, and what the action choose to do with this data. The values in this log will change fairly unpredictably.

Device Information

Choose the field that will store each of the following pieces of information. This is optional: you can choose no fields, some fields, or all fields.

  • Computer Name
  • Manufacturer
  • Model Number
  • Serial Number
  • Chassis Number
  • Operating System Details
  • Processor Details
  • Memory Details
  • MAC Address

Hard Drives

Pick a table on which to create a record when a hard drive is discovered.

Describe this action

Useful as a comment, this description will overwrite the automatically generated description in the Action Manager.

Scan Enterprise Storage

This has many of the same options as a Windows or Mac/Linus network scan.

IP of Device to Scan

Provide the IP address of the enterprise storage device that you wish to be scanned. Currently EMC Devices accessible by NavisphereCLI and IBM Devices accessible by SMcli are supported. The examples 192.168.1.42 and 10.1.1.17 would be valid.

Username

Provide the Username to use when connecting to the Enterprise Storage device via CLI.

Password

Provide the Password to use when connecting to the Enterprise Storage device via CLI.

Scan Summary Log

Provide a location to store the scan summary. The values in this log are very predictable.

Scan Detailed Log

Provide a location to store a detailed log of the scan including all commands that were executed, their results, and what the action choose to do with this data. The values in this log will change fairly unpredictably.

Device Information

Choose the field that will store each of the following pieces of information. This is optional: you can choose no fields, some fields, or all fields.

  • System/Computer Name
  • Manufacturer
  • Operating System Details
  • Serial Number
  • MAC Address
  • Total Hot Spare Drives
  • Hot Spare Drives in Use
  • Hot Spare Drives on Standby

Hard Drives

Pick a table on which to create a record when a hard drive is discovered.

Describe this action

Useful as a comment, this description will overwrite the automatically generated description in the Action Manager.

action type - scan local network.txt · Last modified: 2016/09/14 14:19 (external edit)
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