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How do people manage their inventory of servers? [closed]

I want to know different kinds of practices that people are using to manage inventory of servers. What I mean by inventory of servers is basically database that tracks basic information of servers ...
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Datacenter Inventory Management [closed]

In our environment the following is true: Every resource (think server, switch, pdu etc) is mapped to a specific device identifier in a database The problems are: Not every device which exists in ...
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Office resource scheduling/tracking software [closed]

I'm looking for tracking software for our office resources (projectors, hotspots, laptops, etc). These items aren't assigned to anyone in particular, but rather "checked in" and "checked out" for ...
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Asset Tracking: Best Practices

We'd like to track I.T. assets across different organizations and I have a bunch of questions: What is a good, systematic method to choose a universally unique asset tag (i.e. name)? What method ...
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Letting users make their own dns changes? Any software available to manage this tricky situation?

I currently waste a lot of time making dns changes for my organization. DDNS of course helps for workstations, but we still have a few thousand unique servers with still more applications needing ...
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Rack tables across multiple data centers

Does anyone know how to create multiple site in RT? It works great for our current single data center set up however we are expanding to add a few more datacenters and I would like to have one ...
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What piece of software do you recommend to help me keep an inventory of only infrastructure equipment? [closed]

I am aware of the popular suggestions for IT Inventory & Asset tracking software like Spiceworks, GLPI, Open-AudIT, etc. Unfortunately, these pieces of software are not geared toward my specific ...
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nginx config for secure assets serving

I have a web app that has static content and can serve dynamic pages and secure content. Static content lies in /public folder and should be served directly by nginx. Dynamic content is served by ...
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Regexp in HAProxy's reqrep for asset management

I'm hosting assets on S3 with this kind of URL: http://cdn.site.com/image.jpg In my application I automatically serve versioned URL to force browser to download new files after the deployment: ...
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Physical Layout Mapping [closed]

I'm curious to know what kind of tools or methods, if any, you guys use for tracking and mapping physical hardware at the network drop level - things like individual NIC Cards, cables, drops, ...
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GLPI and OCS - creating groups for inventory and assigning devices to users

I'm using GLPI in combination with OCS for inventory in our company. Our company has different sections so I'm interested if someone knows if it is possible [and how to do it if its possible] to ...
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Open source DCIM stack?

Our 500-server data center is growing quickly and my manager has started investigating using a specialized Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) package to help manage constraints. DCIM ...
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Get system information from multiple computers via bootable USB device

I am looking for something similar to what is posted in this question: Linux + get the all information about the hardware from machine by tool or script Basically - I want to be able to plug in a USB ...
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Puppet - get list of packages and versions

Is it possible to tell puppet to compile a catalog for one (or all) node(s) and save that particular data somewhere? I'm specifically interested in getting all needed packages and their versions per ...
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IT Asset Management

Our company has grown quite quickly and I am facing new tasks which I did not think I'd need to deal with. Recently we've come ot a point where we have 100+ Devices (Routers, Bridges, Computers, ...
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Configuration Deployment to Linux Systems [closed]

I'm looking for a nice way to add / remote ips (and possibly interact with an asset inventory system to track where ips are), start / stop processes, download logs, and all around genearal system ...
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Tracking desktop asset assignment

Figured this may be a good place to ask this one, as I'm guessing most of you folk are admins and run across this issue. I'm currently in the process of defining scope for an overall system lifecycle ...
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Software for managing outside inventory, users and passwords

We are a small sized consulting and system integration company, and we install and partially manage (not always with remote access) different servers and workstations. We need a centralized, and ...
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Consolidation of network scanning results into database

Need to scan local network time to time to monitor possible changes in MAC-IP-username combination. Normally do it in several stages using nmap, pstools and other suitable tools, but am looking for ...
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Network-wide audit / discovery / asset tracking / license tracking

I'm interested in network wide audit info, and after some recommendations: OS (mainly windows; ideally server and workstation) apps (for license tracking) etc Happy to consider free and commercial ...
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Software key and hardware tracking solution

I am looking for a better way to track our hardware inventory and our software keys. Currently we are using an Openoffice a spreadsheet paired with CVS for revision control. As our company has grown, ...
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Asset tag source

can anyone recommend (or recommend to avoid) a source for asset labels? id like foil, potentially with a color logo if possible. so if youve had something like that printed before, please speak ...
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open source asset tracking auditing for servers and workstations [closed]

need something quick and free for both domain based and workgroup based auditing of pc's and their hardware. all i want is hdd size, cpu and memory. doesn't have to be pretty just easy to deploy on ...
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Mac Asset History Tracking

My organization has ~1800 machines that would be nice to track, half of which are laptops, most of which are Mac computers. We are using the Casper Suite and Helpdesk Pilot 3, and I've noted a couple ...
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Finding hardware manufacturer, model and serial number?

I'd like to find the manufacturer, model and serial number of various Windows (XP, Vista, 2003, 2008) and Linux (Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora) machines via a software solution. Currently our hardware ...