Managing Printers

Discovering Devices

Computer and Device Management Discovery Wizard

The Device Discovery Wizard finds networked Xerox devices and adds discovered devices to the System Center Operations Center for 2007 (SCOM) database. After discovery, the network devices are displayed in the Network Devices pane of the Administration view, and are ready to be managed.

To discover the Xerox printers:

  1. Open the SCOM 2007 console.

  2. Start >Programs >System Center Operations Manager 2007> Operations Console.

  3. In the Operations view, click the Administration button.

  4. At the bottom of the navigation pane, click Discovery Wizard.

  5. The Computer and Device Management Wizard opens.

  6. Click Next.

  7. The Auto or Advanced screen opens. By default, the Advanced Discovery option is selected. Under Computer and Device Types, click the drop-down arrow, and select Network Devices.

  8. Click Next.

  9. The Discovery Method screen opens. Under the Specify Network Addresses, enter a start and end IP address.

  10. Under Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Community Strings, modify the community string if it’s different from the default.

  11. Click Discover. A status bar will indicate that the discovery is in process.

  12. When the discovery is complete, the Select Objects to Manage screen opens, indicating a complete list of discovered objects. From the list, select the Xerox printers you want to manage

  13. Note: The Discovery Wizard only displays new devices that were added after the last discovery.

  14. Click Next.

  15. The Summary screen opens, indicating the number of devices you want to manage. Click Finish.

  16. A list of all network devices is indicated on the screen. (change IP to 192.68.0.xx (keep same))

  17. In the Administration view, choose Device Management>Network Devices.

  18. The Xerox devices that you discovered are now indicated in the Network Devices pane of the Administration view.