As indicated in GUID-531275B0-F8E5-42AF-878E-186C89AE2D0C.html#GUID-531275B0-F8E5-42AF-878E-186C89AE2D0C___NPM_CONFIG_AM_26274, Network Protocol Manager imports only the objects that it is designed to manage. To accomplish that end, IP Availability Manager, when it is configured to do so, not only performs its traditional discovery of network objects, but also creates protocol topology collection sets from the discovered network objects.