Enhanced System Discovery 2007 R2 Download

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One Customer's comparison of ESD 2007 performance versus SCCM 2007.

Discovery Method

DDRs Created

Time Running

Memory Load

AD Sys Disc - 1st and concurrent runs

20,000

4 ½ hours

Unknown

ESD - 1st Run

18,832

29 minutes

250mb

ESD - 10 minutes later

2

90 seconds

178mb

ESD – 1 hour later

5

3 minutes

189mb

ESD – 10 hours later

661

7 minutes

193mb

Enhanced System Discovery 2007

Provides a number of capabilities to improve your level of integration and synchronization with Active Directory.

A dramatic improvement for a reasonable price

Detailed Feature Comparison of ESD 2007, SMS 2003 and SCCM 2007

Feature ESD 2007 SMS SCCM 2007
Ability to extend discovery with additional AD Attributes Yes No Yes
Ability to filter on the when changed attribute Yes No No
Delta Discovery
– Only Discover AD Objects that have changed since the last discovery
Yes No No
Update Collection Membership Automatically when AD Group membership changes. New in R2! Yes No No
Discover only systems assigned to specific sites Yes No No
Run the discovery agent on a workstation reducing SMS/SCCM Server load Yes No No

 

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