Configuration File Overview

Setting
Default Value
Description
AD_Max_Age
45 (days)
For Active Directory discovery, only include devices that have logged in within the last N number of days.
Max_Threads
15 (threads)
The maximum number of computers that ScanWin will inventory concurrently.
Scan_Frequency
10080 (minutes)
How long (in minutes) before ScanWin will re-scan a device that has already been scanned.  The default is 7 days.
Export_Last_Seen_Days
90 (days)
Devices that have not been sucessfully scanned within the last seen days are excluded from the  exports.
LogToScreenLevel
3

The logging level that is output to the screen.


  1. Critical
  2. Warning
  3. Information
  4. Verbose
Scan_Timeout
600 (seconds)
How long to wait (in seconds) for a device to be scanned before timing out and aborting the scan.  The default is 10 minutes.
DataStorePath
Default

The path to the data store. Default signifies the default location, which is either:


  • C:\ProgramData\Autodesk\ScanWin if in Program Files
  • Same folder as ScanWin.exe if not in Program Files

Alternatively, a UNC path can be specified.  Only used for logon/startup script or 3rd party tool deployment, for example:


\\SERVER01\ScanWin\Data\


PerComputerDataStore
False

If True, each inventoried computer running ScanWin will output a separate data store with the name of the computer.  Only used for logon/startup script or 3rd party tool deployment.


If False, results are output to the default DataStore.xml.
Force_WMI_Instrumentation
True
Force the use of Windows Management Instrumentation rather than auto-detecting if Windows Management Infrastructure is available.