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autodiscovery

(1) Term used to describe a set of tools that collects data on a network and records any changes made to the network assets. This could be changes made to memory, software versions, storage, new or deleted files and so on.

(2) In RSS terminology, autodiscovery is the process used by spiders to look for RSS content. When audodiscovery is enabled for your RSS feed, browsers and aggregators can then automatically detect the RSS feed, making it easier for users to subscribe to it.







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