Exhausted Available Authentication Methods Error with RSA Key (SSH)

If you’re encountering the “Exhausted available authentication methods” error when using an RSA key on an Ubuntu 22.04 or newer server, it’s a sign that your RSA key is outdated and potentially insecure. This guide will help you resolve the issue by upgrading to a modern and secure ed25519 keypair. Error: Exhausted available authentication methods […]

Connecting to Microsoft SQL data source

Adding Microsoft SQL to vScope unlocks information from Microsoft SQL servers in your IT environment. The data source includes asset types such as Database Systems, Databases, User Accounts, and Jobs. vScope can inventory a Microsoft SQL database server in two ways: Regardless of what method you use, adding Microsoft SQL Server as a data source […]

Asset types and module assignments in vScope

***As per April 2023*** In vScope, assets are grouped into different Asset Types. Asset Types are unlocked by different modules licensed in vScope. Below is a table that lists Asset Types and the relation to the licensed modules as well as possible discovery platforms from which assets can be retrieved. Asset Type Module Platform Access […]

Create recovery user account

recovery.username= USERNAME recovery.password= PASSWORD recovery.licenseid= Contact Support for License Instance ID The license instance id requirement is a safety measure to make sure that you know enough about the installation to be allowed to create a recovery user. The license instance id can be obtained by us if not visible elsewhere. The recovery user will […]

SNI – Server Name Indication

When a client (web browser) connects to vScope via HTTPS, a modern browser will attempt to use SNI during the handshake process. SNI tells the web server (vScope) which hostname the client is connecting to and allows the web server to present the correct certificate to the client. If the certificate contains the hostname or […]

How to add Microsoft 365 Defender to vScope

Integrating Microsoft 365 Defender to vScope allows you to fetch any assets (eg. computers and applications) found in Microsoft 365 Defender portal. Any assets found in any additional data source will automatically be merged into one asset by vScope. ℹ️ Integrate vScope with Azure Please make sure that you have integrated vScope with Azure before […]

How to add Nutanix to vScope

You can integrate vScope with Nutanix Prism to collect information about VMs, clusters, storage, and more. The information is automatically cross-referenced with other data sources such as SCCM, Windows/Linux OS, and Active Directory. Steps Go to Discovery Manager > Credentials Click + Credential Select Nutanix Enter a credential for NutanixNotice: This user must have READ […]

How vScope runs WMI scripts

vScope collects information from Windows operating systems using various WMI scripts, utilizing VBscript. The scripts can be run from the vScope server using plain WMI, or locally on the target machine using PowerShell via WinRM. Though we recommend using WinRM due to performance and security, you can configure vScope to use WMI in Discovery Manager […]

How to handle duplicate assets

vScope automatically identifies and merges assets across any data source. Merging is based on numerous criteria eg. serial number, domain, and name. If you find multiple representations of an asset in vScope, you can handle this in different ways. 1. Confirm duplicate in the data source(s) Are you sure that it is a duplicate? Sometimes, […]