Installation & Setup

How to upload a HTTPS certificate for the vScope service

You can setup the HTTPS certificate from the Security settings in vScope. Simply: Upload your keystore. Provide the required information about the certificate keystore settings and click save. Restart the service and give the it some time to start up again. Done! Important before you start! Ensure the inbound firewall rules have the HTTPS port […]

How to use public key authentication as SSH credential

To discover Linux machines with vScope you need to use the SSH credential. The SSH credential allows for two different authentication options to retrieve data from Linux: User & Password Credential Private Key Credential How to use the public key authentication To use the public key authentication, select “Private Key Credential” in the credential type […]

How to reduce long Discovery times

Long discovery times is most likely caused by a faulty Discovery Manager setup. Before we start to optimize the discovery time, we first need to understand how a discovery is performed. How the discovery work Since vScope runs without the use of agents, the discovery starts off by pinging all IP addresses that are defined […]

Requirements for datasource SCCM

To add SCCM as datasource in vScope you need: A credential with full read permissions Access to the SCCM SQL database The port number (default: 1433) vScope does not require the SCCM agent to be installed on laptops or servers in order to inventory SCCM. However since vScope only inventories the same information that is […]

Does vScope require an Oracle Java SE Subscription?

Short answer No, and you do not need to take any action to comply with Oracle’s license and service agreement. Long answer vScope requires Oracle Java to be installed on the server. However it does not require an Oracle Java SE Subscription. vScope is currently bundled with Java 8, using a new security patched AdoptOpenJDK version. […]

SCCM information is missing in vScope

Using a domain administrator you should have sufficient rights to inventory the SCCM server through WMI. If you are using a non-admin and are not getting any SCCM Site data in vScope you might have a permission problem. Make sure the following values are enabled under ‘Hardware inventory’ in the SCCM: Operating System (Win32_OperatingSystem) Serial Number […]

How to enable per VM backup in Veeam

Running per-VM backup in Veeam will allow you to use vScope to merge a detailed server documentation with information about your backup routines – Everything in one place. This is relevant in use cases such as billing, tracing privacy data and optimizing backup jobs. From Veeam Helpcenter To create per-VM backup files, you must enable […]

vScope’s communication with InfraSight Labs

vScope requires Internet connectivity to communicate with InfraSight Labs’ support systems License & Billing account: https://account.vscope.net/… (HTTPS, TCP 443) vScope software updates: https://dist.vscope.net  (Dynamic IP, CDN Amazon CloudFront) Service functions like Online support/Secure upload and license heartbeats: https://status.vscope.net/… (HTTPS, TCP 443) If you are using vScope’s default mail server for email settings you will also need to […]

How to list user activity information from Azure Active Directory

vScope can help you track user activity from both your on-prem and cloud Active Directory. In order to view user activity in Azure Active Directory you will need to enable the right API permissions for vScope. Required permissions Microsoft Graph: APPLICATION PERMISSIONS – Read directory data – Read all audit log data Windows Azure Active […]

How To Change SMI-S HTTP(S) Port

The SMI-S HTTP(S) port is by default 5989. It’s possible to change this by entering the advanced settings for the SMI-S credential. First Enter the Discovery Manager and choose the Credentials view. Find the SMI-S credential you wish to adjust and click it. Second You can choose what ports you wish to use under the […]