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System Requirements

Requirements for a machine to be monitorable by PlateSpin

Network Ports

Required in both directions;

  • TCP/UDP 137
  • TCP/UDP 138
  • TCP 445
  • TCP 22

Windows

  • Ensure that Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) is installed and that the service is running (on both the machine being added and the PowerRecon Server)
    • If you are experiencing problems discovering a Windows NT 4.0 Server, ensure that the Server service is running and the latest WMI core version is installed (See the link below to download WMI Core V1.5 from Microsoft's web site)
  • Ensure that DCOM is enabled (Please see Q20525 for more details)
  • Ensure that the RPC service is running (on both the machine being added and the PowerRecon Server)
  • Ensure that the Remote registry service is running (Please see Q20526 for more details)
  • Ensure that File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks is installed and enabled on the machine being added
  • Ensure that the administrative shares Admin$ and C$ on the source server are accessible from the PowerRecon Server
  • Use either local Admin credentials or Domain Admin credentials for inventory (use the following syntaxes: hostname\LocalAdmin and domain\DomainAdmin)

Linux and ESX

  • Ensure that SSH is running and accessible
  • Use root credentials for inventory

Windows NT

  • Remote Registry is running
  • DCOM is enabled
  • WMI Core 1.5 is installed
  • C$ and Admin$ are accessible on the source machine from the PowerRecon server