Amazon AWS Discovery

Dear JDisc Discovery users, after adding support for the Microsoft Azure cloud, we worked on integrating the Amazon AWS cloud in JDisc Discovery. Build 5001 supports the discovery of Amazon AWS accounts. In the first step, we just check for virtual machines resources within the EC2. Later, we will add more AWS services on request…

Measurement Add-On

Dear JDisc friends, we have completed our new product “Measurement Add-On” with the new major release JDisc Discovery 5.0. The goal of that product is to measure and report utilization data over time. This data is extremely useful for consolidation or cloud migration projects. In contrast to network monitoring tools, we focus on documenting and…

Discovery using a Jumphost

Dear JDisc friends, in many cases, firewalls are protecting specific areas of your network. Administrators often use so called jumphosts in order to access devices behind the firewall. They connect first to the jumphost and then use the jumphost to connect to the servers behind the firewall. JDisc Discovery lets you configure a jumphost to scan…

The actual scope for a network inventory scan

Network Ping Improvements

Dear JDisc friends, we got some complaints about the speed of the ping sweep in the past. Especially when pinging large networks which are only sparsely populated. But first some background on the current implementation. We are using Windows API calls for the ping. The API call accepts up to 64 IP addresses to ping…