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Adding a System Manually

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Use Manual Discovery to add a system to the HP Systems Insight Manager database between scheduled discoveries.

To add a system using Manual Discovery:

  1. Select OptionsDiscoveryManual Discovery.

  2. On the Manual Discovery - Add System page, in the System Information section, select the System name radio button and enter the system name.

    or

    select the IP address radio button and enter the IP address.

  3. Click [Add System] to add the system to the database, or click [More settings] to enter the following optional information:

    • Specify additional system properties to use only if Identification fails on this system. Includes system type, system subtype, and product model.

    • WBEM Settings. Includes user name and password

    • SNMP Settings. Includes timeout, retries, read-only community string, and write community string

  4. If you clicked [More settings], click [Add System] to add the system immediately or click [Fewer settings] to return to the previous brief display. If you clicked [Fewer settings], click [Add System] to add the system to the database.

Hosts files can be used to manually add multiple systems to the HP Systems Insight Manager database. Refer to Discovery - Managing Hosts Files for more information.

Command Line Interface

Use the mxnode command to perform this task from the command line interface. For assistance with this command, see the HP-UX or Linux manpage by entering man mxnode at the command line. Refer to Getting Started - Using Command Line Interface Commands for more information on the command and a link to the manpage.

Related Procedure

» Discovery - Managing Hosts Files

Related Topics

» Administering the Software - Discovery
» Discovery - IP Ranges