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Creating a scanning task

In the side menu go to the Management → Discovery → Host&Devices section. Click Net Scan, this will allow you to create a scanning task.


It will create the task as follows: You will have to modify only the network range to be scanned, in this capture it is, which means that all hosts in network 192.168.70.xx will be scanned. The appropriate mask will be used here to define the network. Select the Applications group, which will be used to contain the devices you detect. From now on we will call generically "agents" the devices managed and/or monitored by Pandora FMS.


Select under Module template the Basic monitoring option, which covers only latency and network availability checks. You may select other types of checks, such as SNMP or WMI, to be performed during the scanning process.


Once created, the entry will be displayed. Click on the magnifying glass icon to see the task details:


By clicking on the magnifying glass icon, the current status of the task will be shown, which in this case is completed. In this image you may see that the progress bar disappeared and that the system found the network systems to add them to the monitoring.