Two new web API calls have been added for the bulk discovery. The call
bulk_discovery_start has been added to start a bulk discovery for
a collection of hosts which will be executed asynchronously. The call
bulk_discovery_status can be used to get the status of such a
The bulk_discovery_start call requires the hostnames
parameter to be a list of host names to execute the discovery for. It
accepts the following optional keys:
- mode (default: "new")
- use_cache (default: True)
- do_scan (default: True)
- bulk_size (default: 10)
- ignore_single_check_errors (default: True)
The defaults may be customized using the global setting Bulk discovery.
The global setting also describes the possible options in detail.
The bulk_discovery_status call does not accept any parameter.
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