Select a scan target

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Select a scan target

This dialog assists configuring a new scan target for TreeSize. Even complex paths and URLs can be set up with just a few clicks.

TreeSize-AddScan_Windows

 

The dialog consists of three segments.

Scan target

You can enter the file system path or URL you intend to scan directly into the edit field here. This field uses and supports the same formats as the path edit field on the main form.

The other two segments of the dialog adjust automatically to the path entered here. Changes in the other two segments are reflected in this field as well in return.

Scan type

This section allows to select one of the scan types TreeSize supports, and start with the configuration of a more complex target.

Windows file system

Scan a common Windows file system (Folder, Share) or a complete Windows Server.

SSH (Linux/Unix)

Scan a Linux or Unix file system using SSH.

Amazon S3

Scan an Amazon S3 Bucket.

SharePoint

Scan a SharePoint site.

WebDav

Scan a remote location using the WebDav protocol.

Scan location

The fields available in this section depend on the selected scan type. They allow to specify single aspects of the scan target in detail.

Windows file system

Use the breadcrumb bar and the file system tree to selete the file system tree or server share you want to scan.
You may also enter a complete machine/server name (e.g. "\\MyServer\") to scan all available shares of this machine/server.

Server name (SSH, SharePoint, WebDav)

The name or IP of the server you want to scan.

Path (SSH, Amazon S3, SharePoint, WebDav)

The path you want to scan on the configured server or in the bucket.

User name (SSH, SharePoint)

The name of the user account in which context the scan should be excuted. If you leave this field empty, TreeSize will ask for credentials when required or use previously persisted values. Values entered here are remembered for the current instance of TreeSize, but not persisted.

Password (SSH, SharePoint)

The password to authenticate the user.If you leave this field empty, TreeSize will ask for credentials when required or use previously persisted values. Values entered here are remembered for the current instance of TreeSize, but not persisted.

Bucket name (Amazon S3)

The name of the Amazon S3 Bucket you want to scan.

Access key (Amazon S3)

The access-token of the user to perform the scan as.

Secret access key (Amazon S3)

The secret access-token of this user.

Scan all SharePoint Site Collections (SharePoint)

Allows to scan all site collections connected with the defined SharePoint site.

 

To scan the root directory of a server 'LinuxServer' via SSH as 'ServiceUser', the scan may be configured like this for example:

TreeSize-AddScan_Linux