Verify Passwords

In order to scan devices properly, JDisc Discovery users need to configure access credentials. For security reasons, we do not display the passwords in clear text (neither in the UI nor in the logs). But how do you verify that you made no mistake when you entered the password? Misconfigured passwords lead to an access…

Pending Updates

Dear JDisc friends, upon a customer request, we have implemented a new feature to collect the list of pending updates on Windows and Linux computers. Three weeks ago, we added this feature for Linux and with build 5086 we finalized the data collection for Windows computers. We hope that this data helps to keep your…

Microsoft LAPS Support

Dear JDisc friends, we understand that storing your crown jewels (administrative accounts and passwords) in products like JDisc Discovery is not something that IT security departments really like. There is always the conflict between being as secure as possible and getting current inventory information (which often requires administrative accounts). Therefore, we implemented on request from…

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…