Argent’s CMDB-X is an extensible database of servers and devices in your environment.
CMDB-X provides complete network discovery of all servers and TCP/IP devices.
Right-click anywhere and choose Scan Network.
This brings up a screen (D12) with a list of network scanning mechanisms:
- Active Directory
Argent polls the Active Directory to provide a list of all registered devices.
- Network Browser
The network browser uses the Computer Browser service to perform network discovery.
- ICMP Ping
This method does an IP scan across an entire IP range, and comes back with a list of IPs that responded to it.
- Windows Cluster
This method finds all machines in a named cluster.
- SNMP Discovery
This method walks through your entire network looking for SNMP devices that respond to a specific Query OID.
After adding devices manually or via the scan, double-clicking on a device brings up various properties: