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D42 Remote Collector (RC)

Device42’s remote collector is a self-contained virtual appliance that lets you run any auto-discovery job remotely across network segments. Just register the remote collector from within the main UI and you can execute any discovery jobs on the remote collectors.

Version 18.03.00

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Device42 Windows Discovery Service (WDS)

The Device42 Windows Discovery Service (WDS) is a lightweight service designed to allow Windows autodiscovery jobs to be created and managed from the main Device42 appliance. The WDS only needs to be installed on a single Windows machine in your environment and will need access to WMI on any of the target machines.

Version 15.16.01


Device42 WDS Installer SHA256: A3297566D2A2F4326465409918AF2274EE129AA4E71397F5D50EBF01D15575E9

Signed Mac Agent for Discovery

Automatically discover your macOS laptops using the signed agent. This agent needs to be paired with encrypted config file that you can download from your Device42 main appliance. It can configured to run by itself or you can use the MacOS service wrapper linked below to run it at configured intervals.

Version 1.0.0

MacOS Service Wrapper for the Discovery Agent

You can use the plist files available below to run the MacOS agent as a service to discover the MacOS machines on a regular basis. Instructions on how to set it up: 

Version 1.0.0

Windows Service Wrapper for Discovery Agent

Following executable(s) can be used to run the Windows discovery agent as a service on Windows 7+ machines. You can configure this to run every N hours. Instructions on how to set it up:

Version 1.0.0

Linux-based Auto Discovery Software

Automatically discover and document your Linux devices. Linux based D42 Auto Discovery software is a portable executable that will discover Linux and UNIX devices on your network, and upload discovered device details to your Device42 appliance. This can be run one time, or can be scheduled using crontab to run at user defined intervals.

Version 17.11.02

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D42 Ping Sweep

Device42’s Ping Sweep software is a self-contained, portable utility that does a ping sweep on given network(s), and uploads the discovered IPs (possibly with MAC and device name) to your Device42 appliance. It runs on Windows or Linux hosts.

Usage: Just drop it in a folder, then copy or rename ping.cfg.sample to ping.cfg. Add your settings, and you are ready to go! For Linux, you have to run $chmod +x against the executable. It has to be run as root (or an Administrator).

Please note: Ping Sweep only works with Device42 v11.0.0 and above.

Version 16.04.03

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D42 NetFlow Collector

Device42’s netflow collector software is a self-contained and portable utility that lets you point your network device to it, collect netflow data, analyze it and send to your Device42 instance for enhanced application dependency mapping. Available for Windows and Linux.

Please note: This version requires Device42 v16.00.00 or above. Contact support for to obtain an older release.

Version 16.04.01

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D42 Packet Capture

Device42’s packet capture software is self-contained and portable. Run it on any network-connected device to collect network packets via the local interface, optionally filter, analyze and then send to your Device42 instance for enhanced application dependency mapping. Available for Windows and Linux.

Please note: Packet Capture requires Device42 v16.00.00 or above!

Version 16.04.01

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