FAQ

What is Bit Discovery?

Bit Discovery is an Inventory system created to help companies keep track of their internet-connected tech.

What is "internet-connected tech"?

Any technology that can be accessed via the internet.

What is a 'host'?

A domain, subdomain, or IP addresses. You can add hosts to your Inventory.

What is an Asset?

When a host is added, a record is created for it in the Inventory system. This record is called an Asset. It contains extensive technology details about the host that was added.

What is an Inventory?

A complete account of a company's Assets.

How do I add a host to my Inventory?

Press the '+' button at the top of your Inventory page, then follow the provided instructions.

What is Meta Data?

Additional details, typically technical, about an Asset. Bit Discovery gathers most meta data automatically.

How often does an Asset's Meta Data get updated?

Meta data gets updated automatically periodically. The time between updates varies based on the type of meta data it is. In general, all meta data is updated at least once every 30 days.

You can manually update all the meta data on an Asset Details page by pressing the "Update" button at the bottom of the page.

What are 'Archived Results'?

You may find some assets more useful than others. Rather than see unwanted results in each search, you may hide any listed assets that are irrelevant to your purposes by archiving them.

What browser should I use?

Bit Discovery works best with Google Chrome. Future versions will support a wider variety of browsers.

Who is the team behind Bit Discovery?

Bit Discovery was created by Jeremiah Grossman and Robert Hansen, and developed in Moonlight Labs by Lex Arquette and Llana Grossman. For more on our current team, please see Who We Are.