vScope Settings

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 […]

How to Setup HTTPS on vScope Web Server

How to setup HTTPS on vScope web server (old) This article is the old HTTPS setup guide(!). We strongly recommend to upload the certificate from the UI using this article:  https://support.infrasightlabs.com/article/how-to-set-up-https-for-the-vscope-service/ To reconfigure the vScope web GUI to HTTPS, follow the steps below. Windows If you are using Windows the preferred method is to follow […]

vScope Service Has High Memory Consumption

Checking vScope RAM-consumtion vScope’s memory usage can be viewed under About -> vScope in settings. The bar shows the actual database size as well as the Java virtual machine allocation (JVM). The JVM-value is what is shown in e.g. the Windows Task Manager. Changing the RAM for vScope If the memory consumption is too high […]

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 […]

Changing RAM Settings for vScope

It might be necessary to update the RAM settings for vScope to optimize performance. The initial RAM setting that vScope uses is set during the installation and controls how much of the system RAM that vScope is allowed to use. vScope will always benefit from adding more RAM to the server but sometimes it is […]

How to Speed up the Discovery

vScope’s automatic inventory 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 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 Exclude Domain Users and Groups in WMI Scan

In some cases there are many Domain Users in an environment. This might add unnecessary load onto vScope and one might therefore want to exclude Domain Users from the WMI-scan. Here is how to do it: Locate the file C:/vScopeData/configuration/config.ini. Open config.ini and add the following two rows: discovery.probe.wmi.query_domain_users=false discovery.probe.wmi.translate_domain_users=false Save the file and restart […]

How to Ignore Windows Clients in Discovery Manager

Windows OS is discovered using WMI protocol, do the following to ignore clients in the inventory: Enter Discovery Manager in vScope Click on ‘Credentials’ Click the WMI platform credential. Under Advanced, check ‘Ignore Clients’

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. Move to a different volume/location on the same server Stop the vScope service Run the vScope installer and set the new location for […]