Scan Windows Machine
ServiceDesk Plus provides you various options to scan your Windows machines.
You can scan machines that are part of a domain, network, workgroup and
even schedule to scan the windows machines. Apart from this, you can scan
remotely located Windows machines and workstations
that are manually entered in the application.
Types of Scan
The list below shows the different methods through which a Windows machine
can be scanned:-
Scans all the Windows
Workstations and Servers that are,
of Windows domain
using Active Directory, and
of Windows workgroup
By default, when you start the application
for the first time, the Windows domain in the network is automatically
Protocol: WMI or Agent
Credentials: Credentials of the domain controller
Agent based scanning involves an agent to be deployed in Windows workstations
through Active Directory or Windows Domain Scan deployed manually or
from the ServiceDesk Plus Application. The Agent mode is easy to deploy,
more secure and provides easy access for remote control.
Agentless mode uses a built-in agent such as Windows
Management Instrumentation (WMI) installed in each Windows machines.
The ServiceDesk Plus server should be installed in a Windows machine to
scan Windows workstations and servers.