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Initial Discovery

Now that you have entered the essential details, you can start the discovery!

Option 1 – via the Configuration Wizard

You can click the Start Discovery button in step 4 of the Configuration Wizard.

Option 2 – via the Discovery Snapshot page

On the Discovery Snapshot page, click + New snapshot and then Start discovery:

Start discovery

IP Fabric will attempt to connect to the default gateway of the VM and any provided Seed IP Addresses. Once connected to a device, IP Fabric will fingerprint the vendor, model, and version, and adjust accordingly to run the necessary commands. You can read more about discovery process at How Discovery Works.

After the discovery is completed, all of the state data is available and you can start exploring IP Fabric GUI.

Enjoy using IP Fabric!

If no devices are discovered, or something is missing, check this documentation page for known cases or contact our support team.