Discover and report on remoting capabilities of VMs and hosts on your network
The VDIworks Protocol Inspector is an inexpensive, easy to use utility that allows you to scan your network and discover systems that implement any one of several remote desktop or VDI protocols. Protocol Inspector does not require any agents to be installed on target systems and supports scans over multiple subnets. You can scale scans to hundreds of machines. Once individual systems have been discovered, they are checked to determine whether they run any of the following protocols.
- Microsoft RDP
- Citrix ICA
- HP RGS
Protocol Inspector provides a convenient and easy-to-interpret graphical view of the distribution of protocols on your network, rendering the data in the form of a multi-colored bar chart. If you prefer seeing your data laid out in a tabular view, Protocol Inspector provides that too, complete with sortable column headers so you can arrange the information any way you wish.
Protocol Inspector is useful in many scenarios; for example, if you want to perform an initial audit of a network to determine which systems have RDP enabled and which don’t. Or if you want to see the distribution of machines that will support higher-end multimedia experiences with protocols such as VDIworks VideoOverIP or HP RGS, vs. those that are better used for graphics-limited scenarios. You can also use Protocol Inspector as a quick way of checking whether all your physical and virtual machines are up and running, exposing the right protocol set.
Finally, Protocol Inspector is a key component of any Virtual Desktop audit and discovery toolkit. It allows you to print tabular reports that you can deliver as part of an internal IT audit, or to clients that need your services to implement VDI.
Protocol Inspector can be downloaded in less than two minutes, installed in under five minutes and requires no prior experience, manuals or quick start guides to run. You can download it immediately by clicking the download link in the right nav bar on this page.