How to change the default WMI timeout setting

vScope can use WMI (Windows Management Instrumentation) to discover information from Windows operating systems. Using the protocol can result in latency issues and slow down the Discovery in vScope. To not stall the Discovery, WMI has in vScope a timeout of 15 minutes. This means that if the WMI discovery of a resource is not finished

How to change the default WMI timeout setting2018-01-02T21:55:01+00:00

How to change group nesting settings for LDAP/AD integration

Integrating vScope with your organization's directory service allows you to reuse domain accounts to login to vScope. When integrationg with larger domains it might take vScope some time to authenticate and resolve the group membership of users. In order to speed up the authentication you can set the method of how vScope resolve the membership.

How to change group nesting settings for LDAP/AD integration2018-01-02T21:55:03+00:00

How to integrate vScope with Active Directory/LDAP service

Integrating vScope to your AD/LDAP service let you reuse domain user accounts directly in vScope without having to manually add them. To be able to use this feature you will need to set up authentication for the directory service in vScope. This is how it is done: 1. Enter authentication details Start by going into

How to integrate vScope with Active Directory/LDAP service2018-02-14T12:19:36+00:00

Single Sign On – IIS as SSO Reverse Proxy for vScope

Single Sign On - IIS as SSO Reverse Proxy for vScope This is a step-by-step guide to setup Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS) as a Reverse Proxy in front of vScope to support SSO (Windows Authentication). 1. Install IIS via Server Manager -> Manage -> Add Roles and Features Select Web Server (IIS) Role

Single Sign On – IIS as SSO Reverse Proxy for vScope2018-08-14T11:00:31+00:00

How to speed up the Discovery

The vScope discovery runs without the use of any agents. The default discovery settings are set to run once a day and are configured to the size of a datacenter of up to 400-500 units. If you want to increase the discovery scope of vScope (eg. add discovery of large client networks) you might want

How to speed up the Discovery2018-01-02T21:55:09+00:00

Setting up privileges to scan Oracle Database

The minimum set of roles and privileges required to scan Oracle Database are: Role: SELECT_CATALOG_ROLE Why: Allows the user to read information about the database, users and their privileges. How to apply: ALTER USER "USERNAME" DEFAULT ROLE "SELECT_CATALOG_ROLE"; System Privilege: CREATE SESSION Why: Allows the user to connect (create a session) to the database.

Setting up privileges to scan Oracle Database2018-01-02T21:55:30+00:00

Changing RAM settings for vScope Core

Sometimes it might be necessary to change the RAM settings to optimize the vScope performance. This can be done by either: Run installer Stop the vScope service Run the latest installer of vScope (found Here) Start the vScope service again From the register Stop the vScope service Run regedit.exe and search for the key: -

Changing RAM settings for vScope Core2018-01-02T21:55:30+00:00

Disabling port scan fallback

vScope searches ranges using ping- and port scan methods. vScope's normal behavior is to first try ping. If ping does not return any response, vScope continues to test a few commonly used ports. To disable vScope's port scan fallback, do the following: Stop vScope Server service Open the file C:vScopeDataconfigurationconfig.ini (This file may be on

Disabling port scan fallback2018-01-02T21:55:31+00:00

How to migrate the vScope installation

Migrating the vScope installation can be done in two different ways. Both instruction sets will migrate all configurations and settings of vScope including history, Discovery scope, users, presets, Tracker profile settings etc. Notice that migrating an installation with Kevas1 to a vScope installation running Kevas2 will not include history (as described in Switching to Hybrid

How to migrate the vScope installation2018-01-02T21:55:34+00:00

How to set up discovery proxies

Proxies are used to make discovery in network zones where the main vScope might not have full access on 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. Prepare a

How to set up discovery proxies2018-08-03T09:28:25+00:00
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