Altiris™ Network Discovery 7.0 from Symantec Release Notes
|Article:DOC1564|||||Created: 2008-12-23|||||Updated: 2008-12-23|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC1564|
Network Discovery, a free plug-in component for Notification Server, lets you discover all IP devices connected to your network. Network Discovery lets you find new network devices, identify previously-discovered network devices that are no longer found, and find network devices whose discovery properties have changed.
See the following sections for information about this release:
The following are features of this release:
Network Discovery task
Network Discovery is performed by running tasks that are part of the Notification Server task management component. The discovery data is sent to the Notification Server computer and stored in the CMDB.
- Notification Server 7.0
Installation and upgrade is managed through the Symantec Installation Manager. To begin an installation or an upgrade, go to the following URL: http://www.altiris.com/Download.aspx.
Base type is Infrastructure Device with associated data classes:
You can upgrade Inventory for Network Devices 6.x by running the Symantec Installation Manager on a computer with Notification Server 6.x installed. You must first upgrade your 6.x Notification Server to Symantec Management Platform 7.0. During the upgrade of Notification Server, you have the option to upgrade from Inventory for Network Devices 6.x to Inventory for Network Devices 7.0.
For more information, see the Symantec Management Installation Guide.
The following are unresolved issues in this release. For additional information regarding an issue, click the Article ID link.
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Using Connection Profiles
Enabling WSMAN could cause a crash
Available tasks must be manually updated to see the new tasks created by the wizard
Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC1564