What Is Software and CVE Discovery?
Software Discovery is a feature that allows you to view the software running on any server, whether it is Linux or Windows-based.
CVE Discovery is a feature that allows you to view the vulnerabilities on any Linux server.
To gather the information on all the running services on the Linux server, you need to provide credentials that are part of the SUDOers group and access needs to be allowed from the Faddom server or proxy on port 22 for SSH access to the target servers.
For Windows, if the Faddom server is installed via Linux ova, this requires an additional proxy installed on an existing Windows server (see Server Installation - Proxy Installation). This also requires a user account with permissions to run the following WMI queries: