Adding a discovery agent to find unmanaged devices

You add a discovery agent to find unmanaged devices in your network. You must identify and install the installation package on at least one Windows device as a discovery agent before you can look for devices.

A discovery agent must meet the following criteria:
  • Windows
  • Exclusively cloud-managed
  • Connected
  • A
    Secure
    (green) or
    At Risk
    (orange) device state
Only the devices that meet these criteria appear on the candidate list.
  1. To add a discovery agent to find unmanaged devices
  2. On the
    Endpoint
    tab, go to one of the following:
    • Settings > Device Discovery
    • Devices > Unmanaged Devices > Run Discovery
  3. Select
    Select Discovery Agents
    .
  4. Select any device that you want to use as a discovery agent, and then press
    Add
    .
  5. In the
    Actions
    menu or under the
    Scan Range
    of the discovery agent for which you want to discover devices, select
    Edit IP Range
    .
  6. Select
    Entire subnet
    or
    IP range within subnet
    and then press
    Done
    .
    If you select
    IP range within subnet
    , enter the IP addresses that begin and end the scan range.
  7. Select
    Discover Now
    to begin the Network Discovery in the selected IP network range.