SDE essentially is a Java wrapper built around 'nmap' ( a OSS component), effectively providing seamless connectivity to adopting IBM Tivoli products. This discovery functionality assist customers in discovering resources that need to be managed by the embedding products, thus decreasing time-to-value for those products.
Component is supported on a broad platform support matrix, to meet adopting IBM Tivoli product needs. Currently it supports for IPv4 network ( support for IPv6 network is still in development phase ) , providing adequate discovery in all combination of ip networks. SDE Team also has in place the required legal clearances needed for adopting IBM Tivoli products to bundle SDE. System Discovery Engine is the one stop shop for your Credential less as well as Agent less discovery!
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