Adding Scan Servers

To add Scan Servers to the Inventory, do the following:

  1. Go to Settings > Inventory.

  2. Click the “...” button and select Scan servers.

  3. The Scan Servers popup displays a list of added scan servers. Optionally, you can click the “...” button to the right of an added scan server and select Edit or Delete to either edit a scan server’s settings or delete it from the list.

  4. Click the “+” button.

  5. In the New Scan Server popup, provide the following information:

    • Display name: Specify a name for the scan server.

    • Platform: Select either Microsoft Windows or Linux.

    • Hostname or IP: Specify the hostname or IP address of the scan server that you want to add to the Inventory.

    • Credentials type: Choose your preferred option and enter your respective credentials:

      • Password: Enter a Username with administrative privileges for the scan server entered above and your Password.

      • Private key: Select your private key from the drop-down list.

  6. Optionally, you can add, manage, or delete your credentials using the Manage credentials functionality. Refer to Managing Credentials for more information.

  7. Click Test Connection to make sure that NAKIVO Backup & Replication can successfully connect to your scan server.

  8. Configure the Maximum load for the scan server, which is the maximum number of concurrent scan tasks the scan server can process.

  9. After you’re done, click Add.