ISCSI Discovery

Dear JDisc friends, we are constantly improving the discovery. Right now, one of our focus areas is to improve the discovery in the storage area. As a first new feature in this focus area, we scan the ISCSI initiators, targets and sessions. That provides detailed information about which servers uses what ISCSI target on what…

Showing differences for devices

Showing Differences for Devices

Dear JDisc users, our Device History Add-On highlights changes on devices which occur over time. This very useful feature to track changes was only applicable on a device level. Up to now, it was not possible to list all devices where a change occurred in the operating system information or any other device information. We…

SSH Remote Identifier Information

SSH Remote Identification

Dear JDisc friends, when JDisc Discovery connects via secure shell (SSH) to a device then the device’s SSH agent returns its remote identification string – even if the access credentials do not match. The remote identification string usually contains the vendor or the SSH service on the device and its version. In the past, JDisc…

JDisc Discovery in 64 bit

JDisc Discovery 4.0 uses 64 Bit!

Dear JDisc friends, we are happy to announce our first 64 bit JDisc Discovery product. With version 4.0, JDisc Discovery can utilize more memory than before. This enables more concurrent device discoveries and thus speeds up the discovery process. The second major features is a new and simplified installation procedure. Installing and updating JDisc Discovery…

New Default Accounts for Windows

Dear JDisc friends, today, I would like to cover a topic which has been causing questions and problems for quite a while. Today, we are talking about how to configure Windows accounts in order to scan Windows servers and clients. JDisc Discovery always tries to minimize login attempts with username/password pairs. Otherwise intrusion detection systems…

Offline VMs and Display Sizes

Dear JDisc friends, we have added some more nice features during the last couple of weeks. Besides adding new devices, we have implemented the discovery of virtual machines which are currently offline. This feature is implemented for VMware and Citrix XenServer first. Over time, we will add this feature for the remaining virtualization technologies. We…