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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Database Discovery…

Dear JDisc friends, today, I am going to talk a little bit on how we improve our database discovery. So far, JDisc Discovery  scans so called application instances. Application instances can be instances of databases, web servers or application servers. One our our recent prospects requested to scan the port for each database instance. Furthermore…

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