Virtual Datacenters

Dear JDisc friends, besides adding new devices, we are always working on larger enhancements and changes. This time we are working on virtualization. So far, JDisc Discovery was able to identify a variety of different virtualization technologies. It was detecting the virtual machines running on physical servers and in many cases their clustering. We started…

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New Device Filters

Dear JDisc friends, when scanning your IT environment, you often want to exclude devices that you are not interested in or which you don’t want to treat with discovery protocols such as SSH, telnet, or WMI. From the beginning, there were two kind of device filters: – a filter which excludes devices based on their…

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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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