Re: How ping sweep is related to auto-discovery? (152 Views)
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martinnepolean
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Registered: ‎09-18-2013
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How ping sweep is related to auto-discovery?

Hi,

 

I like to know how ping sweep is related to auto-discovery? please make me to understand how it works? i know that it will ping all the IPs and save the alive IPs in database but how this helps in adding the device automatically to nnm datanbse.i'm learning NNM so if there is any document available pls suggest.

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AndyKemp
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Re: How ping sweep is related to auto-discovery?

Its best employed for ARP cacheless technologies like ATM, Frame Relay, and point to point links, but only with IPv4 networks.

Have a nice day :)

Andy Kemp,  CISSP
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