Adding Domains to an Inventory


You can add all of the servers from an Active Directory (AD) domain as assets to an existing inventory in Inventory Manager.

Before You Begin

  • The AD domains must be added to your CommCell environment. For information about adding a domain, see Adding Domains.

  • If the Index Server cannot connect to the AD server, do the following:

    • Install the Data Analysis Toolkit package on a client that can connect to the AD server. For information about the Data Analysis Toolkit package, see Preinstallation Checklist for the Data Analysis Toolkit.

    • Set up a one-way direct network connection from the client to the Infrastructure client group. For information about setting up a one-way direct network connection, see Setting Up a One-Way Direct Connection.

    • Edit the domain that you want to add to an inventory: Select the Access AD server via client check box, and in the Client name box, use the client as the access node. For information about adding or editing a domain, see Managing Domain Controllers.


  1. From the navigation pane, go to Activate.

    The Activate page appears.

  2. Under Settings, click Inventory manager.

    The Inventory manager page appears.

  3. In the Inventory Manager list, in the inventory row, click the Actions button , and then click Details.

    The inventory properties page appears.

  4. In the upper right of the Assets table, click Add > Name server.

    The Add name server dialog box appears.

  5. From the Name server list, select the name servers that you want to add.

    Tips: You can click Select All, Select None, and Reset to modify your selections. You can also use the search bar to perform a keyword search on the name servers.

  6. Click OK, and then click Save.

    The name servers that you selected appear in the Assets table.

Creating an Inventory in Inventory Manager