Discovery in Configuration Manager

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

  • Network Discovery

  • Heartbeat Discovery

The topics in this section provide detailed information about configuring and using the various discovery methods for finding resources in Configuration Manager 2007.

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Configuration Manager 2007 Features

For additional information, see Configuration Manager 2007 Information and Support.
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