More information grabbed during autodiscovery

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More information grabbed during autodiscovery

Postby nhungthientai » Sun Feb 17, 2019 11:27 am

The Idea: Have the autodiscover feature grab more data than just IP, hostname, and ports.

The Why: Primarily for filtering through devices during the autodiscovery import. A client of mine asked if Nagios could search through the devices and filter out ones that have a desktop OS. Doing this in-program would obviously be more of a task, so I think having an "OS" tag when seeing the autodiscover results would make imports far more accurate and save time/money in the amount of editing that needs to be done later.
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Re: More information grabbed during autodiscovery

Postby ssax » Mon Feb 18, 2019 5:13 pm

I think the problem with this is that it uses nmap's OS detection and a lot of them will just show as Windows 7, even if it's a server OS.

As an example, my Server 2016 test server shows as:

Type: Windows Workstation
OS: Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Server 2012, or Windows 8.1 Update 1

That is a very wide range and would filter out most of the Windows servers.

Maybe we can add the ability to filter on the results page, will that work?
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