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Enterprise Reporter 3.2.2 - Configuration Manager User Guide

Product Overview Understanding Discoveries Creating Discoveries
Step 1. Create the Discovery Step 2. Choose what to include in your discovery (Scopes) Step 2a. Choose scopes for your discoveries
Choosing your Active Directory Scopes Choosing your Computer Scopes Choosing Your Exchange Scopes Choosing Your File Storage Analysis Scopes Choosing Your Microsoft SQL Scopes Choosing Your NTFS Scopes Choosing Your Registry Scopes
Step 2b: Choose scopes for your Office 365 discoveries Step 3. Schedule your Discovery Step 4: Review the summary
Managing Discoveries Configuring the Configuration Manager
Starting the Configuration Manager Finding Answers and Getting Help An Overview of Enterprise Reporter Communications and Credentials Required Logged In User Details Setting Up Your First Collection Computers Modifying your Deployment Improving the Performance of Your Discoveries What does the status of a node or cluster indicate? Using the Credential Manager Changing the Credentials used by the Enterprise Reporter Server Configuring Global Settings Global Discovery Settings
Troubleshooting Issues with Enterprise Reporter Appendix: PowerShell cmdlets Appendix: Encryption Key Manager Appendix: Log Viewer

Step 4: Review the summary

For the NTFS Discovery, the final stage of creating a discovery is to review the summary. The summary displays the settings for each of the available options in the discovery. If any of the settings need to be changed, you can go back to the previous pages and make adjustments.

Click Finish to accept the settings and finalize the discovery.

Managing Discoveries

How is a Discovery Processed?

When a discovery runs, the process is as follows:

See also:

Types of Tasks

Each discovery is broken down into tasks for processing. You will see these task types as you manage your discoveries. There are several types of tasks.


Examines your scope and reduces it to the smallest number of targets. For an Microsoft® SQL discovery, a target is a SQL Server®.


Displays as the name of the target. A discovery task collects the data from the target and updates the Enterprise Reporter database.

Group Membership

When the collection requires information from other targets, to improve performance the work is performed at the end of the collection. This can prevent the same data from being repeatedly collected.

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