Microsoft Exchange Server Discovery

Dear JDisc Friends, as you might know, we are working closely together with our partner SHI on features primarily targeted to the software license management area. SHI is offering software license management services and helps customers to optimize their license cost. Only with the great support from SHI engineers, we were able to improve the SQL…

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Sometimes it’s so easy…

Dear JDisc friends, from time to time customers request features that are easy or trivial to implement. And whenever that happens, I am wondering why I didn’t implement this feature in the past! Yesterday, a customer asked whether it would be possible to gather the list of mapped disk drives. Up to now, we collected…

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E-Mailing Report Feature

Hi JDisc friends, Generating reports from discovered devices in your network is such a neat and organized way to have always a complete overview of your IT network.  But we gave it some thought and asked ourselves: Why not deliver the reports right at your fingertips? Answering that question brought us to you today to announce our new E-Mailing Report…

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Scan FreeBSD Servers…

Hello JDisc Friends, recently, one of our prospects asked whether we’re able to scan FreeBSD servers. Unfortunately, the answer was no at that point in time. But our developers got interested in supporting this platform and started a quick investigation. FreeBSD is just yet another operating system of the Unix family. So they installed FreeBSD…

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Scanning Stacked Switches

Dear JDisc Friends, SNMP based devices such as network printers, switches and routers appear as “Unknown SNMP device” unless we have implemented support for them. Typically customers submit SNMP walks (a complete dump of SNMP information) and import the SNMP walk into one of our simulation tools. The simulator enables our developers to mock the…

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JDisc Discovery 3.3 – Network Documentation with our new Major Release together with the new Security Add-On

Dear JDisc friends, after a development phase of approximately nine months, we are glad to announce a new member of our JDisc Discovery product family. Together with the new major release JDisc Discovery 3.3, we introduce the Security Add-On. The third highlight is the excellent collaboration with SHI. The Security Add-On covers security and permission…

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Tip: How JDisc Discovery uses Passwords…

Dear JDisc friends, today, I would like to talk about how JDisc Discovery remembers access credentials once they have been successfully tested. Access credentials are essential for a high quality network discovery result. Without access credentials, the data quality will be very poor. Therefore, JDisc allows users to enter access credentials for many different protocols.…

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Cyberattacke auf den deutschen Bundestag

Wie eine Inventarisierungssoftware Risiken und Auswirkungen einer Cyberattacke wie die auf den deutschen Bundestag minimieren kann   Viele dürften es in der Presse verfolgt haben. Ein Hackerangriff auf das Netzwerk und die Rechner des Deutschen Bundestags hat für viel Wirbel und Empörung bis in die höchsten Regierungskreise gesorgt. Unbekannten Angreifern ist es gelungen, in großem…

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