How does Computer Discovery Work in OpsMgr 2007?

This is a visual diagram of how computer discovery works in OpsMgr 2007. The list of prerequisites required to discover servers and install an agents are listed below as well:


 


Description: RPC endpoint mapper


Port number: 135


Protocol: TCP/UDP


 


Description: NetBIOS name service


Port number: 137


Protocol: TCP/UDP


 


Description: NetBIOS session service


Port number: 139


Protocol: TCP/UDP


 


Description: SMB over IP


Port number: 445


Protocol: TCP


 


Display Name: Netlogon


Started: True


State: Running


 


Description: MOM Channel


Port number: 5723


Protocol: TCP/UDP


 


Display Name: Windows Installer


Started: True


State: Running


 


Enable: File and Print Sharing


Steps on how to enable F&P can be found here: http://technet2.microsoft.com/windowsserver/en/library/0cf7e1a7-f7a2-49f9-8fee-730d9d1ea2071033.mspx?mfr=true


 


Enable: Remote Administration Exception


Steps on how to enable Remote Admin can be found here: http://technet2.microsoft.com/windowsserver/en/library/b8057a7a-a0d3-40b5-8224-ea6a4f5e17231033.mspx?mfr=true


 


Computer Discovery


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 Satya Vel