When we went over the Spiceworks device scan process at the beginning of this chapter, the first thing it tries to do is contact Active Directory (AD); it also uses AD to populate the People portion of your Inventory. Let's set up AD first, as everything else we will be configuring is on the same page. We are all about saving your time and not going back and forth between pages.
If you do not have AD in your environment, you can just skip to the Configuring IP range scans section.
There is a wealth of information within AD that Spiceworks uses. We are going to need to configure Spiceworks to log into AD and get that information.
OK, we need to get to the Active Directory Configuration ...