Inventory Management - How Tos

1. How to setup Inventory and File Scanning?

  1. Schedule periodic scanning of computers by navigating to: Inventory-->Schedule Scan-->Action-->Modify
  2. Schedule periodic scanning of files by navigating to: Inventory-->Schedule Scan-->File Scan-->Action-->Modify
  3. To be notified on specific events related to inventory, select Inventory -->Configure Email Alerts
  4. Alternatively, manual scans can be conducted by navigating to: Inventory-->Scan Systems
  5. In case a scan needs to be initiated from a client computer, right click on the agent in the task bar and select Initiate Inventory Scan under Scan

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2. How to Manage Software Licenses?

  1. Schedule periodic scanning of the computers to collect the hardware and software inventory details
  2. Select Inventory-->Manage Software Licenses and specify the license information of the commercial software
  3. After the subsequent inventory scan, you can view the License Compliance details and Licenses to be renewed from Reports-->Inventory Reports

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3. How to detect prohibited software that are used in the network?

  1. Schedule periodic scanning of the computers to collect the hardware and software inventory details.
  2. Add all the prohibited software from Inventory-->Configure Prohibited Software.
  3. To view the prohibited software found in the network, select Inventory-->Software and filter the view by selecting the access type as Prohibited.

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