As the name suggests, the Agentless mode does not involve any client side software installed in the host. Instead, the agent-less mode uses a built-in agent such as WMI (Windows Management Instrumentation) installed in each Windows machines to scan the inventory details and to access the workstation remotely.
The agentless mode is most appropriate for small organization where the network is less complex and does not involve installing, upgrading and maintaining an additional software program on each machine.
Credentials for Scans
NOTE: Please note that the agentless supports only 'Windows' platform.
Configuring RPC and DCOM Settings
The accessibility of the data using WMI is controlled by the RPC and DCOM settings which should be configured in the workstations.
For Windows Firewall and DCOM option
NOTE: This script can also be configured as Logon Script in the Domain Controller, to configure Firewall for all computers in the domain. Click here to know more.
Pros and Cons of Agentless mode
Agentless scan pros:
Agentless scan cons: