Discovery Service

A discovery service is a component that performs analysis of specific Asset on request.

It is implemented as a specialized Open Connector Framework (OCF) connector. The interface and base class are provided by the Open Discovery Framework (ODF).

A discovery service is initialized with a connector to the Asset it is to analyze and details of the results of other discovery services that have run before it if it is part of a discovery pipeline.

The results of a discovery service are stored in Annotations.

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