Set up Assets Discovery
To run and set up Assets Discovery:
- Extract the Discovery package on the system where you will run the tool.
- Start a command prompt and move to the extracted Discovery folder.
Run the command prompt with Administrator privileges.
This will be required to write into the destination folder if you choose "C:\Program Files" or it will be needed to install the Discovery tool as a service.
First you can display the available commands with "
|Without a start up parameter the Discovery tool will start a scan with all stored settings.|
|Open the Discovery tool settings.|
Discovery.exe -r <ScanSettingID>
|Run one configured setting.|
Discovery.exe -r <ScanSettingID>;<ScanSettingID>...
|Run multiple settings. Separate their names with a semicolon.|
Discovery.exe -rs <IP-Address>
|Run a manual scan against a single address.|
|Check and run reached scheduled scan settings|
|Starts collecting data from available Discovery agents|
|Shows the version number of the Discovery tool|
|Start a scan of the Local System, this will use the Credentials of the logged on user|
|*Installing the Discovery tool as a Service|
|*Uninstalling the Discovery tool Service|
Discovery.exe -lu <Key>
|Update the Discovery license via CLI|
|Reset your password, if you forgot it. (Important: Your encrypted credential-store will be deleted!)|
|Start package result data (if required) and transport them with the configured settings|
*Only available by using the Discovery tool on a Windows Environment.
Configure scan settings
Discovery -s" to configure the Discovery tool Settings. Once you do, you will see scan settings divided into tabs. Check the following pages for details: