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…

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…

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…

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…

software license management

BIOS Windows OEM Key

Dear JDisc friends, in order to simplify the Windows installation process, most hardware vendors provide the OEM license key within the computer’s BIOS. We have enhanced our device discovery in order to retrieve the stored license key. We store the license key attached to the BIOS firmware object. The license key is also available within…