Devices not responding to Ping

Dear JDisc friends, in the past, we encountered the situation at some customers where devices did not respond to ping (e.g. devices within a DMZ). Devices that do not respond to ping have not been easy to deal with in JDisc Discovery. They have been invisible for most discovery scans. Only a manual scan helped…

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…

What’s coming next?

Recently, we have released JDisc Discovery 3.0. So you might ask yourself what will be coming next… We are currently working on some minor enhancements from some customers such as collecting the duplex mode for network interfaces. As usual, we are also continuesly adding new devices that we support. But we will also add additional…

WLAN Discovery

Our development team has completed the WLAN discovery within our Networking Add-On. This has been the last implementation step for the coming major release 3.0. There are plenty of WLAN tools out there on the internet. However, they usually focus on WLANs received by a single PC or laptop. But there are many good reasons…

WBEM/WMI Browser for JDisc Discovery

WBEM / WMI Browser Preview

At JDisc, we always provide sneak previews. This time, we look at a feature that will make it into our next major release 3.0. Our new WBEM/WMI Browser lets our users easily browse all available WMI information fow Windows computers and WBEM information for Unix computers and VMware Servers. As you might know, WMI is…

JDisc Discovery 2.9 – Build 2921

JDisc keeps on moving forward with its network inventory and documentation software JDisc Discovery and releases build 2921 after a two month development cycle. Our development delivered a bunch of new features, improvements, and some bug fixes. The changes affecct integrating common network troubleshooting tools, improvements within the network topology algorithm, support for new devices…