How to handle duplicate assets

Last updated on: March 25th, 2022

vScope automatically identifies and merges assets across any data source. Merging is based on numerous criteria eg. serial number, domain, and name. If you find multiple representations of an asset in vScope, you can handle this in different ways.

Confirm duplicate in data source(s)

Are you sure that it is a duplicate? Sometimes, what’s considered to be ‘one‘ asset can be found multiple times in eg. Active Directory or VMware due to replications or an old representation of the asset that is lingering in the data source.

Review suggestions

You can improve vScope’s handling of duplicate assets by reviewing suggestions. Go to Discovery Manager > Suggestions to discover what improvements can be made in your environment. For instance, domain names such as company.local and, are not always considered as the same domain in vScope. By accept/dismiss suggestions, you can
NOTICE: You need to be an administrator in vScope to review suggestions. Changes in suggestions are first applied after next full discovery.

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