With its Database feature, Docusnap enables you to perform a comprehensive inventory scan and a seamless documentation of
Docusnap not only inventories and documents your Microsoft SQL Server environment, but also uses this very system for its own database to store the retrieved data.
Docusnap is now able to also scan and document the widely-adopted database solution from Oracle. Thus, this database application, which is of vital importance to many companies and constitutes the basis of important systems, such as big ERP installations, can be included in the inventory of IT networks. The inventory process, which is wizard-driven, works without agents, and its execution can be scheduled. A variety of reports can be created to present the scanned data in meaningful documents. If desired, their creation can also be scheduled.
Microsoft supports the retrieval of information from Microsoft SQL Server by providing a wide range of technologies. These include the APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) integrated in .NET Framework and the possibility to access an SQL server remotely using standard protocols. This enables Docusnap to perform inventory scans without the need to install software agents.
The actual inventory process in Docusnap is wizard-driven and includes a great number of configuration options. For instance, you can start an automatic search to identify the Microsoft SQL servers existing in the network. Docusnap uses the list of automatically detected SQL servers, and any SQL servers added by the user, as a reference for the automated inventory process. The inventory scan can be performed immediately using the wizard or scheduled for later execution by the Docusnap Server service.
The data and information retrieved by Docusnap in an inventory scan include the following: