Discovery options lists the various features that you may want to enable for discovery.

Table 1. Discovery options



Incremental reconfigure

Opt for incremental reconfigure only for newly added devices, which is faster.

“Enable Incremental reconfigure” on page 72

Default IP route

To allows routers which are not able to maintain a huge list of routing entries in their routing table to use the default traffic to the advertised border router. You do not have to configure the static routes on the routers which are not able to maintain the routing table entries.

“Enable Default IP route discovery and monitoring” on page 73


(Link Layer Discovery Protocol)

To allow the discovery of LLDP enabled devices by IP Availability Manager. NetworkConnections, TrunkCable, and Cable connections are created in the IP Availability Manager which processes the global data structure based on data gathered during discovery.

“Enable LLDP (Link Layer Discovery Protocol)” on page 73

Wireless LAN discovery

To set the flags for wireless LAN discovery

Table 7, “Wireless LAN settings,”

Virtual Port Channel

To enable/disable vPC discovery

“Enabling vPC discovery” on page 74

To gather vPC data from Nexus switches.

“Viewing vPC information” on page 74

Virtual Data Context

To enable virtual data context discovery.

“Enabling VDC discovery” on page 75

To view information about other VDCs created by the default VDC.

“Viewing VDC information” on page 76

Link Aggregation and Etherchannel discovery

To identify AggregatePorts and figure out ports that are part of an aggregation

“Identifying AggregationPorts through CLI” on page 76