How to Install Discovery Proxies

Proxies are used for discoveries in network zones where the main vScope might not have full access to all relevant ports, such as a DMZ, a customer network, or another closed network. vScope proxies communicate with the main vScope over one single port. You can use as many proxies as you wish. 1. Prepare a […]

WMI Troubleshoot

This guide will go through the most common scenarios when WMI is not working properly. 1. Job aborted due to overdue The warning message “Job aborted due to overdue” means that vScope’s discovery probe for WMI has timed out on the target machine, 1.1 Troubleshooting There might be some issues on the target machine that […]

Connecting to Adobe with OAuth

Integrating Adobe with vScope allows you to view Product Plan assignments, Adobe Users, and groups in vScope. By combining the information with assets from your Active Directory, G Suite, and O365, you will have a much richer picture of licensing spend across your organization. Here are the steps to get started. For connecting to Adobe […]

Setting up WMI and WinRM on Target Machines without using an administrator

vScope can use the WMI protocol to inventory Windows OS machines. This also includes Hyper-V machines and the VMM. 1. Create user in Active Directory Create a user called eg. “svc_vscope” in your Active Directory. 2. Add the user to the local default group Distributed COM Users 2.1 Open lusrmgr.msc. 2.2 Go to Groups. 2.3 […]

Connect to Windows OS (PowerShell) Using Just Enough Administration (JEA)

Incorporating Windows PowerShell into your Discovery enhances vScope’s ability to collect information from the operating systems of Windows servers or clients. Using PowerShell, instead of WMI/WinRM, allows for a more flexible inventory, including the capability to customize the collection of Windows Registry Keys. Furthermore, PowerShell enables the use of Microsoft’s Just Enough Admi...

Connecting to Active Directory (LDAP)

By connecting vScope to Microsoft Active Directory, you can collect Users, Groups, Group Policies, Organizational Units, and Devices, to enrich your inventory even further. vScope uses the LDAP protocol to establish a connection, this means that you can also use the connector to connect to other directory services. Notice: If you want to collect assets […]

Connecting to Veeam Backup & Replication

You can connect to Veeam Backup & Replication either using SQL or API. The API was released Notice: vScope does not currently support Veeam Backup & Replication using PostgreSQL database Connecting to Veeam using SQL (recommended) The Veeam integration is used by vScope to discover your Veeam installation. vScope utilizes the SQL server required by […]

Extended SNMP inventory of tags with OIDs

By using Tags from Discovery for SNMP devices, you can collect custom values from OIDs on network devices and add them as tags in vScope. Before we start… It’s essential to have your devices’ OID (Object Identifier) documentation ready. These are known as MIB and contain descriptions and textual representations for the OID:s. If you’re […]

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 […]