In most network environments there is an assortment of devices, vendors and operating systems - without the right network device discovery tool, one could end up drawing circles (and devices) in the air. Network device discovery tools help you to discover and collect information about physical assets suh as routers, switches, servers, hosts and firewalls. An effecient network device discovery software also helps you to map the relation between devices, discovered virtual hosts and gives a real-time topology maps at both Layer 2 and Layer 3 levels.
OpManager, the automatic network discovery tool simplifies the network discovery procedure in many ways:
A Discovery Wizard allows one to set discovery credentials, select services to be discovered and choose the devices to be discovered and imported for monitoring.