I own and manage JDisc and its network inventory and discovery products. Before I started JDisc, I worked quite a long time for Hewlett-Packard developing software for network assessments and inventory projects. Feel free to contact me on Linked-In or Xing.

JDisc Discovery integrates with Thycotic’s SecretServer

Dear JDisc users, just recently, we have added support for the CyberArk solution for managing accounts and passwords within your enterprise. Due to customer requests, we have integrated the Thycotic second password management tool. Your passwords are no longer stored within JDisc Discovery’s database but stay in the Thycotic SecretServer. JDisc Discovery only requests the…

CyberArk certifies JDisc

Dear JDisc friends, We are proud to announce that we have been certified by CyberArk! CyberArk is the global leader in Identity Security. Organizations use CyberArk to manage and secure the human and machine identities in their environment, many of which will have some form of privileged access. Part of securing these identities involves automatically…

Misconfigured Subnet Masks

Dear JDisc friends, since its beginnings, JDisc Discovery collects network interface configuration information such as IP addresses and subnet masks. When everything is properly configured, and the subnet masks are correctly set on the interfaces, then everything is fine. But what happens when that is not the case? So let’s assume your company has two…

New Feature: Antivirus Software Discovery

Dear JDisc friends, based on several customer enhancement requests, we have extended our Security Add-On to scan the list of installed Antivirus software together with its enabled state and its updated state. The updated state defines whether the Antivirus definition files are up-to-date. This new feature offers a good overview over the Antivirus software used…

SNMP Custom Data Collection

Dear JDisc friends, first of all I wish everybody a happy new year 2021! JDisc Discovery supports since its beginnings the collection of custom attributes via scripts and reading registry keys. The custom attribute data collection is often used by customers to collect information that JDisc Discovery does not collect out-of-the-box. However, some customers requested…