Spider Data Collector

Spider Data Collector

You can download the full Data Collector guide here (in English) or in here (in German) 

Table of Contents

1 General 

1.1 Typographical conventions

1.2 Help

1.2.1 Support

1.2.2 Documentation

1.2.3 Training information

1.3 Abbreviations

 

2 What's new 

 

3 Compliance with DSGVO/GDPR 9

3.1 Connectors with personal data

3.1.1 API based connectors

3.1.2 Database based connectors

3.2 Inventory Components

3.2.1 Windows

3.3 File locations containing personal data

3.4 Secure data transport

 

4 Install and configuration of the Data Collector 

4.1 System Requirements

4.1.1 Software

4.1.2 Hardware

4.2 Installation

4.3 Configuration

4.3.1 Data Collector

4.3.2 SFTP Server

4.4 Resetting last upload date

4.5 Add Publisher to Trusted Publishers

4.6 Uninstall

4.7 Troubleshooting Connection /Authentication Issues

4.8 Data Collector Service Account

 

5 Configuring execution of connectors

5.1 SQL based connectors

5.1.1 Discovery Systems Data Connector (DSDC.exe)

5.1.2 Suppress export of MAC and IP information (DSDC.exe.config)

5.1.3 System Center - Configuration Manager (SCCM)

5.1.4 Frontrange Discovery

5.1.5 Heat Discovery

5.1.6 Landesk

5.1.7 Lansweeper

5.1.8 Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit (MAP)

5.1.9 Generic Connector

5.1.10 Matrix42 (beta)

5.1.11 Empirum Workplace Management (beta)

5.1.12 Baramundi (beta)

5.1.13 Snow (beta)

 5.1.14 Altiris 7 (beta)

5.1.15 Overview of discovered Items

 

5.2 API based connectors

5.2.1 Introduction

5.2.2 Active Directory

5.2.3 VMWare vCenter / ESX Server

5.2.4 Microsoft Azure (Microsoft Online)

5.2.5 Adobe Online

5.2.6 Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) Connector

5.2.7 Columbus Datacenter Inventory

5.2.8 LDAP (beta)

5.2.9 Hyper-V (beta)

5.2.10 Hyper-V via Virtual Machine Manager (beta)

5.2.11 Microsoft Exchange Connector (beta)

5.2.12 XEN Server (beta)

5.2.13 Microsoft Intune (Beta)

 

6 Inventory using Columbus Tools 

6.1 Windows

6.1.1 System Requirements for Columbus Inventory

6.1.2 DSGVO / GDPR Settings

6.1.3 Columbus Inventory Agent

6.1.4 Columbus Inventory Agent MSI

6.1.5 Columbus Inventory Scanner

6.1.6 Columbus Inventory Scanner Resetting Last Scan Date

6.1.7 Discovered Hardware Items

6.1.8 Feature Comparison

6.1.9 Advanced Inventory with Scanner Add-on DLLs

6.1.10 Additional Inventory Items from Registry

6.1.11 SSL Secured Transmission

 

6.2 Linux, Mac & UNIX

6.2.1 Columbus Inventory Scanner Location

6.2.2 Columbus Inventory Scanner Configuration

6.2.3 Columbus Inventory Scanner Installation

6.2.4 Columbus Inventory Scanner Execution

 

7 FAQ

7.1 TCP/IP Socket based communication (OTB)

7.2 Log file locations

7.3 Data Flow

 

8 Appendix

8.1 Powershell Module - bwgTools

8.2 Generic Connector Stored Procedures

8.2.1 dbo.swrGetWorkList

8.2.2 dbo.swrGetHardwareScan

8.2.3 dbo.swrGetFileScan

8.2.4 dbo.swrGetSoftwareScan

8.2.5 dbo.swrGetDeviceRelationship

8.2.6 dbo.swrGetADUserObject

8.2.7 dbo.swrGetADGroupObject

8.2.8 dbo.swrGetADGroupMember

8.2.9 dbo.swrGetSwidScan

8.3 Inventory using MAP Toolkit

8.3.1 Database

8.3.2 Installation

8.3.3 Configuration

8.3.4 Collecting inventory data

 

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