Algorius Net Viewer Manual
Search Methods

Search Methods

At this step Wizard shows the possible network scanning options. You can select existing options, add new ones, configure them, delete the unnecessary ones. All scanning methods are realized via corresponding plugins. You can use one plugin to create one or several scanning methods with various settings. Following plugins can be used to search devices:

  • ARP — defines the device availability by the presence of its IP in ARP table. Also defines device’s MAC-address. See ARP for more information.
  • DNS — defines the device existence by availability of DNS name for its IP, also shows the DNS name of a device. See DNS for more information.
  • Netbios — defines the device existence by requesting its Netbios name, also defines device name. See Netbios for more information.
  • Ping — defines the device existence by requesting it via ICMP protocol. See Ping for more information.
  • MultiPing — defines the device existence by its multiple request via ICMP protocol. See MultiPing for more information.
  • SNMP — defines the device existence by its scanning via SNMP protocol, also derives the additional info about a device. See SNMP for more information.
  • TCP — defines the device existence by contacting it via TCP protocol on defined port. See TCP for more information.
  • UDP — defines the device existence by its scanning via UDP protocol on specified port and waiting for response. See UDP for more information.
  • External — defines the device existence using external utilities, other applications or bat files. See External for more information.
  • WMI — defines the device existence by its scanning via WMI protocol, also derives the additional info about a device. See WMI for more information.

Restore Default button restores the initial scanning methods.

Next step: Searching for Devices.