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I'm trying to understand how and if it is possible to list the installed applications of Windows clients via Microsoft SMS (System Management Server). What I can find it's only VB script snippet code to get the installed applications onto the client machine, but I don't know how SMS could aggregate these data.

Could anyone give me an indication or link?

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Yes you can. To get you started see Creating Custom Reports By Using Configuration Manager 2007 SQL Views

for the older version of SMS see

Appendix E: SMS 2003 Custom Report Reference

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it is a lot of documentation to read...could you give me a link to an example? thanks a lot for your reply :-) – robob May 4 '10 at 6:00

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