By default, Switch Center is not query network nodes, only SNMP network devices. This kind of configuration keeps network resources and management traffic as low as possible. However, there may be need to collect extra information about network nodes and their available resources. Node Types scanner can provide information about each network node and its operating system like Servers, Workstations, Printers or Routers. The collected information can be viewed on the Nodes Monitor screen, by selecting specific node and viewing its details.
These are the required settings to enable nodes type discovery scanner:
1. From the main menu select the Monitor screen and click on the Scan Options icon.
2. From the Scan Options section, enable Scan node types and click over it.
3. Select the preferred scanning options: Servers, Workstations, Printers or Routers.
4. Click the OK button to save your preferred settings.