software license management

BIOS Windows OEM Key

Dear JDisc friends, in order to simplify the Windows installation process, most hardware vendors provide the OEM license key within the computer’s BIOS. We have enhanced our device discovery in order to retrieve the stored license key. We store the license key attached to the BIOS firmware object. The license key is also available within…

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…

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…

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…