User Guide

How to use import from file in Tag Manager

The “Import from file” feature allows you to import tags to vScope from a XLSX file. Step-by-step walkthrough In this example we’ll import tag values to the vScope tag “Migration Location” that is currently empty. We have the correct values in an XLSX document, so we’ll use this for our import. Step 1 – Upload […]

How to customize layouts and fields for Service Cards

By default, vScope Service Mapping has two available layouts. These can both be customized to suit your organizations needs. Under Settings in Service Mapping there’s also the possibility to create new layouts. You can always revert back any changes made to the default layouts. How do the layouts work? A Layout consists of Sections, which in […]

How to Get Started with vScope Service Mapping

vScope Service Mapping allows organizations to create a service catalogue based on their inventory in vScope. Document your integrations, system dependencies and all the components related to a service. How to get started Click on Services in the sidebar to open Service Mapping. Create your first Service Card Each service you create in vScope needs […]

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 […]