I recently had to change my discovery scans and now have a situation where the discovery scans have re-discovered all of the devices in my Ignore List. I need to go into the Discovery Result and add the devices back into the Ignore List, but the webpage keeps timing out. Is there a way to use the Database Manager to add discovered devices to the IgnoreList without going through the webpage?
IMHO the entire discovery ignore process needs a major overhaul. In watching the discoveries take place I could clearly see that devices in the ignore list are still scanned and then ignored at the end (making a discovery take much longer as a result) instead of being preloaded.
I love the idea of being able to add items to an ignore list but we really need a way to exclude items from scans dynamically. For instance I want to ignore x.x.x.101 - x.x.x.200 throughout most of my subnets I had to go through the painful process of creating a custom list of ranges where I say scan 172.16.1.1 - 172.16.1.100, 172.16.1.201-172.16.1.254, (rinse and repeat) to keep my dhcp pools from being even looked at.
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