Network Documentation Tool

We're really happy with XIA Configuration Server. It automates what used to take 2 days in no time at all and it can be run as often as you like. We use it on all our Windows Servers, Windows PCs, Active Directory, Citrix Farms and our VMware environment to produce the documentation we need for our external auditors.

The support from CENTREL Solutions has been excellent. We raised a few queries and the responses were prompt and very helpful.

We would certainly recommend XIA Configuration to anyone looking to automate the production of their server documentation as it has saved us a great deal of effort.

Mick Fox
I.C.T. Services Manager

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How can XIA Configuration help you?

XIA Configuration Server saves you time and money by automatically auditing and documenting the configuration of the servers, devices and assets on your network, a task that would take a lot longer to perform manually. It scans your entire network, brings back the configuration of all connected systems, and provides powerful reporting functionality which allows you to analyse your infrastructure and can, for example, expose incorrectly configured servers or security vulnerabilities.

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Track Changes

Detect unauthorised changes to your environment and retrieve the information you need to reverse unwanted and harmful changes.

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Support Providers

Get the information you need to manage customer environments. Conduct due diligence on new customer's inventory to accurately calculate the cost of on-boarding.

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PDF output

Automatically generate network documentation in PDF format with your organisational branding.

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Compare Systems

Compare the configuration of systems against previous versions or golden builds to see differences at a glance.

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Built from the ground up with a multitenant architecture to allow you to manage all your clients on one platform.

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Use the preconfigured reports to analyse your network infrastructure. Customise reports directly using SQL.

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Connect to the XIA Configuration CMDB database with Windows PowerShell to easily search, view information, make changes and export data to PDF or XML.

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Dynamic Agent Plugins

Create dynamic agent plugins with XIA Configuration Server to extend the capabilities of each agent and customise them to your specific requirements.

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CMDB Relationship Mapping

Automatically document the relationships between hardware and software devices on your network. Create relationship types and manual relationships.

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Mobile Support

Use the mobile interface to access your network configuration information on your Apple iPhone or Google Android device.

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Automatic Updates

Automatically update your XIA Configuration Clients at specified time invervals.

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Disaster Recovery

Build a disaster recovery plan by using our network documentation tool to create the documents you need to help fully restore your environment.

For Redblade, as a managed services provider, access to information and the configuration history of our clients is essential. Our business is founded on our ability to react quickly to changing needs and with knowledge of all our managed networks.

Working with CENTREL Solutions and the use of their XIA Configuration product has been a game changer for our technical, technical presales and sales teams. It provides us with instant reporting of all our assets and reporting/analysis that allows us to respond to our clients’ needs flexibly and quickly.

We have also found CENTREL Solutions to be fast to develop and implement recommendations, making them a great partner to work with.

Medan Gabbay
Head of Technical Presales

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Capabilities Features

Technologies Supported

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Active Directory

Document multiple Active Directory domains and Group Policy settings. Quickly view trusts, functional levels and schema configuration.

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Backup Exec

Audit your Backup Exec server installations including storage devices, backup definitions, agent servers and selections.

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Citrix XenApp

Obtain information about your Citrix XenApp farms, servers, hotfixes, published applications and load balancing policies.

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Citrix XenDesktop

Inventory your Citrix XenDesktop sites, machine catalogs, delivery groups, machines, published applications and policies.

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Manually create rooms, racks and locations. Physical items such as servers can then be assigned to rooms and racks in locations.

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Windows DHCP

Gather information about your DHCP server configuration including the DHCP server itself as well as classes, scopes, reservations and exclusions.

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Microsoft DNS

Document your Microsoft DNS server configuration including zone hierarchy, server settings and forward and reverse lookup zones.

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Microsoft Exchange Server

Audit your Exchange infrastructure including servers, address lists, storage groups and mailbox stores. Detect changes to server settings or SMTP configuration.

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Support Contracts

Manually create support and maintenance contracts (e.g. hardware warranties or third party support) and assign them to your assets.

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Produce network documentation for your Microsoft Hyper-V servers including those running the Hyper-V server role and bare-metal hypervisors.

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IIS for Windows

Inspect your IIS Server configuration, including Web Sites, Application Pools, Authentication settings, Applications and ASP settings.

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Microsoft Failover Cluster

Report on your Cluster configuration, including quorum settings, resource groups, and the individual cluster resources, cluster nodes, and networks.

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Microsoft NLB Cluster

Document your Microsoft Network Load Balancer Cluster configuration, including cluster and host settings as well as port rules.

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Network Storage Device (SAN)

Inventory your network storage device make, model and serial number, create relationships between servers and devices and audit the manufacturers and models.

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Network Switch

Locate incorrectly configured port and duplex settings, see what is connected to a specific port and audit the manufacturers and models.

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Record passwords and user accounts. Access control can be used to determine which users can view the passwords.

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Document SQL instances, databases, tables and stored procedures. Detect stored procedure changes between versions or environments.

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Terminal Server

Audit your Terminal Server (Remote Desktop Host) configuration including settings, connections and connection broker and RemoteApp configuration.

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Unix and Linux

Automatically detect and document Unix and Linux based systems. Locate incorrectly configured network settings and track changes to configuration files.

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Document VMware vSphere vCenter including ESX host and virtual machines configuration. Monitor changes within your virtual environment and ESX hosts.

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Windows Servers and Workstations

Inventory your physical and virtualised Windows servers and workstations. Detect changes, expose incorrect configuration and security vulnerabilities.

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WINS Service

Detect servers running the Windows Internet Name (WINS) Service and produce network documentation of your WINS configuration.

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We have achieved a real efficiency improvement after implementing and using XIA within our multi client managed services company.

By using change management within XIA we are faster and more effective in determining causes of certain incidents that occur within the managed infrastructure.

We were so convinced of the value added by XIA Configuration that in addition to using it ourselves  we decided to become a reseller for the product for the Dutch market.

Hans Hendrikx
Commercial Director
IT Services Netherlands (ITSN)
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Demonstration Video

The following video shows the inventory and report output of a fictitious Active Directory domain:

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SYDI Users

XIA Configuration Server is the perfect alternative for those who are familiar with SYDI but want a powerful, centralised, automated network documentation tool.

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Cloud Services

With XIA Configuration Cloud Services, we take care of installing, updating and managing XIA Configuration and you only pay for what you use.

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