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Post Discovery Results from a UVexplorer Agent to UVexplorer Server

If your UVexplorer agent is connected to a UVexplorer Server – only the Scheduled Discoveries are uploaded to the server. We recommend that any information that you want “pushed” up to the server should be included in a scheduled discovery setup. However, if you have one off discovery results or any other situation, once an […]

“Authentication to UVexplorer Server failed” – Error Message

If you have an issue binding an UVexplorer Agent to the UVexplorer Server it may be a version or hostname/IP address issue. First, test binding an Agent to the Server on the same Windows machine.  If that is successful then bind an Agent to the Server across your network. If you receive the error message: […]

Configuring Ping Identity SAML Authentication

This article describes how to configure UVexplorer Server to use Ping Identity SAML authentication. Create and Configure the UVexplorer Server Application in Ping Identity Attributes PingOne Mappings saml_subject User ID http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/05/identity/claims/emailaddress Email Address http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/05/identity/claims/givenname Given Name http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/05/identity/claims/name Username http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/05/identity/claims/surname Family Name Configure SAML Integration in UVexplorer Server Add Ping Identity Users to the UVexplorer Server […]

Scripted Agent Installation

UVexplorer Server uses agents to discover network data and post the data up to UVexplorer Server for consolidation and viewing. If you require many agents in your UVexplorer Server deployment, it can be very labor intensive to install the agents manually. To make agent deployment easier, we provide the ability to perform scripted installations of […]

Moving UVexplorer Server Data Between MongoDB Instances

At some point you might need to move your UVexplorer Server database from one MongoDB instance to another MongoDB instance. This article explains how this can be done. The basic approach is: 1. Backup your UVexplorer Server database on the machine running the origin MongoDB instance. 2. Copy the backup files to the machine running […]

Backing Up Your UVexplorer Server Database

UVexplorer Server stores its data in a MongoDB database. To backup and restore the data in your UVexplorer Server database, you will use MongoDB’s built-in backup and restore tools. These tools are located in the “bin\” folder within your MongoDB installation, as follows: \Program Files\MongoDB\Server\x.y\bin\mongo.exe \Program Files\MongoDB\Server\x.y\bin\mongodump.exe \Program Files\MongoDB\Server\x.y\bin\mongorestore.exe where “x.y” is the version of […]

Automate the creation of Sensors in PRTG

One of the most time-consuming tasks in setting up PRTG or updating a large PRTG instance is the addition of sensors to your network devices. This process can be done manually for each device by using PRTG’s Add Sensor option: This option requires the manual assignment of sensors to your devices. This can be a […]

Display the spanning tree in UVexplorer

The Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) operates at Layer 2 of the network and serves to mitigate looping in network topologies. It was developed to address issues arising from data transmission across local area networks (LANs) with redundant pathways. Without proper oversight and regulation of traffic flow, data may become trapped in a loop, traversing network […]

Change the display name on the map

The display names on the UVexplorer map can be changed between Hostname, IP Address and a combination Hostname / IP Address. To change the display name, go to Settings tab, “Map Draw Settings” and change the “Display Name Setting”: You are also able to shorten the device and interface names. For more information or additional […]