Discovering computers on the network

To manage computers in Sophos Enterprise Console, you first have to add them to Sophos Enterprise Console You can use the “Discover computers” function and choose among several options that allow you to search for networked computers and add them to Sophos Enterprise Console. There are the following options:

  • Import containers and computers from Active Directory.
  • Discover computers with Active Directory.
  • Discover computers by browsing the network.
  • Discover computers by IP range.
  • Import computers from a file.

If you use role-based administration, you must have the Computer search, protection and groups right to add computers to the console.