Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials Version 2.5 User's Guide

Running discovery, inventory, and status polling tasks

Description: The Set-RunDiscovery, Set-RunInventory, Set-RunDiscoveryInventory, and Set-RunStatusPoll commands allows you to perform discovery, inventory, and status polling on a discovery range, discovery range group, or devices. For range and range groups, enter the ranges either using an XML file or by specifying the range. For more information about the RangeList.xml file, see Specifying IPs, Ranges, or Host Names Using XML or CSV Files . For devices, enter the name of the device as displayed in the device tree. Multiple device names must be separated by a comma.

Commands:
  • PS> Set-RunDiscovery -DeviceName <device 1>,<device 2>,...,<device N> 
  • PS> Set-RunDiscovery -Range <rangename>
  • PS> Set-RunDiscovery -GroupName <rangeGroupName>
  • PS> Set-RunDiscovery -RangeList <rangelist.xml>
  • PS> Set-RunInventory -DeviceName <device 1>,<device 2>,...,<device N> 
  • PS> Set-RunInventory -Range <rangename>
  • PS> Set-RunInventory -GroupName <rangeGroupName>
  • PS> Set-RunInventory -RangeList <rangelist.xml>
  • PS> Set-RunDiscoveryInventory -DeviceName <device 1>,<device 2>,...,<device N> 
  • PS> Set-RunDiscoveryInventory -Range <rangename>
  • PS> Set-RunDiscoveryInventory -GroupName <rangeGroupName>
  • PS> Set-RunDiscoveryInventory -RangeList <rangelist.xml>
  • Set-RunStatusPoll -DeviceName <device 1>,<device 2>,...,<device N> 
  • PS> Set-RunStatusPoll -Range <rangename>
  • PS> Set-RunStatusPoll -GroupName <rangeGroupName>
  • PS> Set-RunStatusPoll -RangeList <rangelist.xml>
Examples:
  • PS> Set-RunDiscovery -Range 10.23.23.1
  • PS> Set-RunInventory -GroupName MyServers
  • PS> Set-RunDiscoveryInventory -RangeList .\Samples\RangeList.xml
  • PS> Set-RunStatusPoll -DeviceName MyZen

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