discover

This command discovers manageable devices using SLP discovery.

This command starts a job to perform the discover action. If successful, the job ID is returned. You can use the job ID in the tasks -j or discover -j command to determine the status of the job.

Syntax

discover  -h

discover  -i <IP_address>

discover  -j <job_ID>

Options

{-h | --help}
Displays the syntax and brief usage information for this command.
{-i | --ip} <IP_address>
Specifies the IP addresses of one or more devices to be discovered. Separate each IP address using a comma.
{-j | --job} <job_ID>
Specifies the job ID. If specified, this command returns status information about the specified job.
{-v | --view} <filter>
Identifies the view to use for the returned data. If a filter is not specified, the default view is used.

You can also create custom views (see Creating custom views).

Examples

The following example discovers devices with the specified IP addresses.
connect --url https://192.0.2.0 --user ADMIN 
discover -i 192.0.2.11,192.0.2.22
The following example retrieves status information about the specified discovery job.
connect --url https://192.0.2.0 --user ADMIN --noverify
discover -j 22

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