WMI Scan Form
    • 07 Jun 2022
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    WMI Scan Form

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    Article Summary

    The WMI Scan form contains all of the information required to discover WMI assets.

    To access other WMI Scan records or to delete WMI scans, see the WMI Scan List.

    WMI Scan fields

    NameThe name you select for this WMI scan.
    RDSSelect the RDS you want this scan to use to scan for the assets.
    Scan TargetSelect if you want to scan a specific domain (for Windows assets only) or a predefined IP range.

    If you scan an IP range, note that the scan includes the IP addresses in both the Start IP and End IP fields.
    CredentialsSelect the credentials to apply to the RDS you select for this SNMP scan. To view all of the existing sets of credentials or create a new set of credentials, see the Credentials list.
    DomainIf you selected to scan a specific domain, select the domain.
    Start IP Enter the starting IP address for the IP range you want to scan.
    End IPEnter the ending IP address.
    Exclude Hosts/IPsEnter hosts or IPs you want to exclude from the selected domain/defined IP range. Use commas to separate multiple entries.
    ScheduleSelect the check box if you'd like this scan to run on a defined schedule.
    Next Run

    If you selected the Schedule check box, select the first date to automatically run the scan.

    Repeat Every

    Select the interval on which the scan runs.


    Select the check box for a quick scan. When selected for this scan, SysAid runs the scan on the online computers within the defined IP range only.

    A quick scan is faster, but may miss any computers that come online after the list of online computers is prepared.

    When you complete the form, select Apply or OK.

    To manually run this scan, click Run Now. This opens a console that displays the status of the scan.