Device Type Definitions

The following table lists device type definitions.

Note:In the Asset Category (2.0) column, it will be listed in each of the items listed in the column.

Device Type Definitions

Device Type

Asset Category (2.0)

Device Found During Inventory Collection ...

AP

Basic Devices

Via SNMP access AND it reports back as a Wireless Access Point

ATA

Basic Devices

Via SNMP access AND it reports back as an Analog Telephone Adapter

Generic SNMP Device

Basic Devices

Via SNMP access though NOT to the required core MIBs

Printer

Basic Devices

Via SNMP access AND it reports back as a printer

Telepresence

Basic Devices

Via SNMP access AND it reports back as a Telepresense

Virtual-Generic SNMP Device

Basic Devices, Virtual Machines

Via VMware access AND we have SNMP access to the device though NOT to the required core MIBs

unknown

Inaccessible Devices

Successfully ping'd the device though NO supported protocols found

unknownNetworkDevice

Inaccessible Network Infrastructure

With NO protocol access AND UDP port 161 open

Virtual-unknownNetworkDevice

Inaccessible Network Infrastructure, Virtual Machines

With NO protocol access AND UDP port 161 open (virtual)

Virtual-Inaccessible Windows Device

Inaccessible Windows, Virtual Machines

Via VMware access only AND port 135 open

IP-Phone

IP Phones

Via SNMP access AND reports back as an IP Phone

Generic Server

Linux/UNIX

Via SSH or SNMP access AND reports back as a Linux/UNIX OS

Virtual-Generic Server

Linux/UNIX, Virtual Machines

Via VMware access AND we have either SSH or SNMP access AND it reports back as a Linux/UNIX OS

DB_NOI

n/a

A derived device that is created to represent a database that was not otherwise inventoried

NFS

n/a

A derived device (Network File System) that is created if a Generic Server that has a file system mounted from a remote host that cannot be resolved back to a device currently in inventory

FC Switch

Network Infrastructure

Via SNMP access AND it reports back as a fiber channel switch

Firewall

Network Infrastructure

Via SNMP access AND it reports back as a Firewall

l3switch

Network Infrastructure

Via SNMP access AND it reports back as a switch with a routing table

router

Network Infrastructure

Via SNMP access AND it reports back as a router with a routing table

switch

Network Infrastructure

Via SNMP access AND it reports back as a switch

Orphaned - (Device Type)

Virtual Machines

Accessed through VMware AND was licensed but is no longer accessible through VMware

Virtual Machine

Virtual Machines

Via VMware access only AND device was not included in subnet range for discovery (ping)

Virtual-unknown

Inaccessible Devices, Virtual Machines

Via VMware access only AND device was successfully ping'd during discovery. See “unknown”

Virtual-Windows Server

Windows, Virtual Machines

VMware access only AND we have WMI access AND it reports back as a server OS

Virtual-Windows Workstation

Windows, Virtual Machines

VMware access only AND we have WMI access AND it reports back as a workstation OS

VMware Host

VMware Host

vCenter reports this device as the host

Inaccessible Windows Device

Windows

No protocol access AND to have port 135 open during discovery

Windows Server

Windows

Via WMI access AND it reports back as a server OS

Windows Workstation

Windows

Via WMI access AND it reports back as a workstation OS