Discussion with a CA expert about discovery and monitoring configuration best practices for CA Performance Management. He also walk through the process, share CA recommendations, and answer questions along the way.
We had a few questions from the session that required follow up, and here are the answers:
Q: Do pingable devices count against the PM license count?
A: No, the license counts manageable devices only.
Q: Can you send a notification email with the detailed results of a discovery?A: No, the discovery profile does not include an email notification option and the Administrative Events for the Data Aggregator do not include discovery. Some of the Data Collection event sub-types provide information about establishing contact and management of devices (a result of discovery) and can be configured to produce notifications. For more information, see the documentation:
Q: Are you able to get first, last, and most recent discovery time for a device via REST or OpenAPI?
A: There are several options available to get information about discovery, but not an exact fit for what the question asked for:
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