It may be common for an IT environment's assets to fluctuate regularly in number, type, and state. Servers go online and out of commission. This fluidity underscores the importance of having a dynamic asset inventory. Relying on manually managed asset lists and operational personnel to execute manual provisioning can be risky. The discovered assets and accounts section guides operations that enable you to prepare and run scans.
Organizations want to automate and sync newly provisioned servers and privileged accounts with the privileged access system. The discovery module helps you to sync assets and accounts from multiple sources and integrate them with a password vault. Sectona PAM discovery engine can sync asset information from various sources and discover privileged accounts on multiple platforms.
Assets can be discovered across the following:
Amazon web service
Other accounts can be discovered for the following asset types:
Windows Active directory
MS SQL databases
Before you start any scanning activity, it is essential to understand how the system works and executes a discovery job. This section explains different ways to specify which assets should be scanned and provides the best practices for initiating scans.
Asset and Account scanning activities may require authentication on target assets. This section guides for working with credentials.
If your environment includes virtual machines, cloud assets may find it challenging to keep track of these assets and their activities. This section guides you through the steps of initiating and maintaining asset discovery.
This section helps you to initiate account discovery jobs for scanning out-of-sync accounts.
If you would like to manage accounts and assets manually from multiple scans and assign specific policies; this section will guide you through the procedure to manage assets and accounts manually.