Asset discovery using network scan discovers assets with standard port numbers (3389 and 22) to profile assets. These ports are scanned using the telnet scan method to identify the operating system types.

Requirement

Description

Connectivity/Ports
(Sectona → Operating System)

  • Windows Operating System/3389

  • UNIX Operating System/22

Adding a Network scan job

To add a new discovery job, go to Manage → Asset Discovery.

Select Network scan in +New Asset Discovery Job and follow below-recommended guidelines:

Attributes 

Description

Job details


Title

Enter a unique title for your scan job

Type

Select either an IP range or IP list. If you select the range then specify the start and end of the IP address

Timeout

Specify a timeout in minutes for this setting to define when the scanning should timeout for a job configured

Schedule type

Select a schedule type whether you would like to initiate this job once or a recurring job. If you select a recurring job, you can choose days this job must be executed on.

For example, you want to schedule job every second day at 5.00 p.m. from 1st Jan 2018 to scan your network. Include the following details:

Recur every: 2 days
Task Start: 01 Jan 2018
Schedule Start Time: 4:30 pm to 5:15 pm

Task Start

Select the date when the task begins

Schedule Time

You can either choose the "Any" or schedule a proper time from when to start the task and when to end the task

Action


Onboard assets

To start a scan manually with an option to add assets to specify profiles, click the Onboard asset as 'No'. 

If you wish to include assets automatically to existing group and attributes, select option 'Yes'

Asset description (optional)

Added text will be included in every asset description field

Location (optional)

Added location field will be included in every asset location. You can configure system management location here

Criticality level (optional)

Added critical field will be included in every asset. This is important while structuring reports and notifications

Tags (optional)

You can associate an asset with your desired single or multiple tags like Infosec, Banking Core Server, ATM Switches, etc.

Refer to section Tags for more information about adding context with tags.

Checkout policy

The option is selected as default as one can choose its policy by unchecking the default option and selecting the policy from the drop-down list available.

Rotation policy

The option is selected as default as one can choose its policy by unchecking the default option and selecting the policy from the drop-down list available

Reconciliation policy

The option is selected as default as one can choose its policy by unchecking the default option and selecting the policy from the drop-down list available.

Config value 1

The configuration value can be assigned here.

Config value 2

The configuration value can be assigned here.

Config value 3

The configuration value can be assigned here.

Config value 4

The configuration value can be assigned here.

Exclude from Account Discovery

When ticked, the accounts of this asset will be excluded from the Discovery job.

Owner (optional)

If you have listed owner information of all the assets, please include here

Tick the Active checkbox and click on the Save button to add the Network Scan discovery job in the system.

Click on Save + Run Now button to start the network scan discovery immediately.