How to configure Location Services (Part 3)

In part 1 and 2 we have shown how to configure the Scense 8 location services. We’ve seen how using pattern matching will significantly enhance accuracy. As with any location system there are limits to what can be achieved. Checking the IP-subnet will not give you much accuracy, but it will work without the need…


How to configure Location Services (Part 2)

In part 1, we defined the location levels and we built the location tree. After that we tried to tell the Scense runtime system how it can determine the location for a certain computer and we saw that that’s not an easy task. In part 2 we try to achieve more accuracy on locating computers…


How to configure Location Services (Part 1)

Scense 8 offers Location Services. How does it work? What is possible and what isn’t? A first glance at the location configuration ‘tools’ in Scense Explorer does not immediately make things clear. There’s the ‘location levels manager’ and the ‘pattern matching manager’ and with a bit of clicking around we can find the ‘location root’,…

Scense Upgrade

Best practice Scense 8 upgrade

Upgrading to Scense 8 might seem scary after you’ve seen the upgrade notice. It tells you that Scense 8 is not compatible with any of the previous versions and your workstations will be forced into local cache. The fact that the Scense setup offers an in-place upgrade promises at least some compatibility‚Ķ

Scense 8

Scense 8 has been released

Today Scense 8 was released. New features include scopes & criteria, printer objects, location awareness etc. Scense 8 adds support for SQL server 2012, Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012. For more info check the official announcement.