Automatic rescanning

AlTyndallAlTyndall Member Posts: 9
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How often does the Desktop app perform a scan? I'd love it if it could do a scan every minute or so, or, akin to what the FingBox does, so that it notices at what time devices join/leave the network.
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  • CiaranCiaran Posts: 781
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    Apologies @AlTyndall, my initial advise was incorrect. I have consulted with our Dev team and they have clarified (I have edited my initial post to avoid any further confusion for any other members). Apologies once again
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  • CiaranCiaran Administrator Posts: 781
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    edited March 4
    Hi @AlTyndall, Fing Desktop Auto scans approx each hour (the auto scan times can not be altered). You can however manually scan when you like. Thanks (EDITED)
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  • AlTyndallAlTyndall Member Posts: 9
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    If it scans every 5 minutes, then why does "Last Update" sometimes say a number greater than 5 mins. As I write mine says 9 mins... How can the 5 minute Connectivity rescan be enforced without me having to manually rescan every time? A copy and paste of the header line of Connectivity right now:

    Context

    Devices

    16/26

    Last update

    9m

    Network


  • AlTyndallAlTyndall Member Posts: 9
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    Thanks, Ciaran. I have the app running on a Win 10 terminal at a remote location, and wondered if I might use it to log when devices join or leave the network, but 1 hourly automatic scans don't give the required resolution. While I know that a FingBox would probably do what I want it to do, I am trying out the desktop app since I had a spare, old PC lying around - seems silly to buy new hardware when I've got perfectly serviceable old stuff that can be used.
    Any chance the automatic scan interval might be user-editable at some point in the future? And an accessible log of device joining/leaving times (rather than only Last Change)?
    Thanks.
  • RobinRobin Administrator Posts: 1,719
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    Thanks for the Idea @AlTyndall
    I have made this post into an 'Idea' and I will share the idea with our developers for review. Please make sure to upvote the idea if others also want this idea to be implemented. Thanks again.
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