User Guide

vScope User Guide – Complete

1. vScope Concepts To get the most out of vScope it’s important to understand the concepts vScope revolves around. It is highly recommended to read the following sections. 1.1 The Concept of Discovery The Discovery is the inventory process when vScope gathers data from across the network. 1.1.1 How it works vScope’s Discovery runs without […]

The Concept of vScope’s API

1. Accessing the API Every licensed vScope includes an open REST API which can be used to either extract or inject information in and out of vScope. Access the API documentation by browsing to: http://[VSCOPE-SERVER-NAME]/apidoc/ In order to access the API one needs to be logged in as admin in vScope. The API documentation prpvides […]

The Concept of Discovery

The Discovery is the inventory process when vScope gathers data from across the network. 1. How it works vScope’s Discovery runs without the use of any agent software and supports multiple platforms found in the datacenter. The information is structured and correlated by vScope automatically which means that no time needs to be spent on […]

Tag Manager Overview

The Tag Manager allows an overview, creation and to edit existing tags in vScope. Notice: Currently it’s only possible to view the tags that are “Rule-based” (“Yellow” tags) in Tag Manager. 1. Create tag Click the “Create Tag” button in the top right corner. It’s also possible to access the tag creation from the Table […]

Tracker Overview

Tracker is the automatic analysis of the information found by vScope. Tracker consists of Tracker cases. A tracker case is basically an analysis of certain data. 1. My Interests All Tracker cases belong to one or several interests/categories. Filter to only show certain types of tracker case categories by clicking on it in Tracker. Click […]

The Concept of Users and Collaborations

vScope is a collaborative platform that allows organizations to make information about their IT accessible to anyone in need of relevant insights. In order to access the information, a vScope user account is required. This account can be used to access reports, documentation, analysis and Dashboards or, if an admin account, used to distribute and […]

The Concepts of Tags & Tagging

Rule Based 1. Tags in vScope Tags and tagging are key concepts in vScope. Master tags and tagging (the procedure of adding tags to resources) to create powerful custom views of the IT. Tags are represented as columns in Table Explorer and as labels on the Properties page. Adding tags to a resource means that […]

Properties Overview

Properties is the complete documentation of a resource that vScope have inventoried. View all information found about a resource and also refine it with custom notes or tags. 1. Timeline The timeline in Properties shows changes related to the resource over time. 1.1 Hiding entries from Timeline If the Timeline shows entries that are not […]

Table Explorer Overview

In Table Explorer we can build reports and tables that are dynamically updated. This means that the table is designed once and then reuses the “recipe” to always have relevant information at hand. There are many similarities to working with spreadsheets and the experienced spreadsheet user will quickly feel comfortable. 1. Overview In the “Explore […]

Discovery Manager Overview

1. Overview Discovery Manager manages vScope’s inventory. This is where to set up what to discover, when to discover it and improve the overall inventory coverage. Discovery Manager consists of five main sections plus one setup wizard. NOTICE – To access Discovery Manager a user needs to be an Admin in vScope. 1.1. Discovery tab […]