Rediscovery updates information about existing devices and discovers new devices. When you run a discovery profile that includes existing devices, capm detects the following changes to the device:
Rediscovery updates information about existing devices and discovers new devices. When you run a discovery profile that includes existing devices,
CA Performance Managementdetects the following changes to the device:
- System name
- System contact
- Device type
- Device description
- Device model
Changes to device attributes can result in changes to the groups and device collections that a device is in. Changes to groups and device collections can potentially add or remove monitoring profiles. Running the discovery profile does not evaluate or update the metric families for the device.For information about how to update metric families for the device, see Rediscover Metric Families.
Rediscover a Device
To update a single monitored device, run rediscovery for that device.
Follow these steps:
- SelectAdministration, and click the Data Aggregator data source.
- ClickMonitored Devicesfrom the Monitored Inventory menu.
- Select the device.
- ClickRediscover.CA Performance Managementruns device discovery and metric family discovery for the device. Changes in the device attributes can take up to 5 minutes to be seen in inventory or dashboards views.