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Windows config survey - How to get the connected SSID and security mode

We need to inventory a lot of WinXX machines, many of them outside our premises and using wifi networks other than our own. We already found straightforward ways to retrieve all the information we ...
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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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How would we automate networking in a puppet environment?

Our infrastructure: we run a puppet master for about 250 nodes (about 100 hardware servers). The OS on the nodes itself is fully puppetized. Now we're looking into extending this puppet setup to the ...
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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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How to delete racktables object?

After creating a racktables object erronously, I don't know how to delete it.
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Is it possible to save credentials in MAP toolkit?

is this possible to save different credentials (both local and domain users) in MAP toolkit to avoid entering them every time the scan is performed? Perhaps, the files with server names can have ...
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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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Inventory or Audit Installed Linux Software

I am working on a project where we need to be able to tell and report periodically on what software is installed on our various Linux/Unix servers. I have looked at this, How to inventory what ...
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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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FOSS inventory management systems?

Investigating inventory management software and was hoping to get some recommendations! Tested OCS so far and am almost hoping that there's an alternative that is extensible and has an API. ------- ...
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Choosing a vendor for new PC purchases? [closed]

I currently use Dell as the vendor for servers, it has worked well and I do not see switching vendors. For PC purchases, however, I have found it cheaper to just go to a retail store like Best Buy ...
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PC inventory system that does not rely on WMI [closed]

I'm looking for a software that can make an inventory of the PCs on your network for an SMB environment. I know ther are plenty (Spiceworks, LanSweeper, etc). But they all rely on WMI to function. The ...
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Tool/utility to extract a server's basic hardware innards

I have a pile of approx 20 rack servers to move out of the office and onto ebay or somewhere. Can anyone recommend a good tool that will display some basic info like CPU type/speed/count/cores, ...
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View installed programs on remote machine?

I was wondering if there is an easy and lightweight method to viewing what programs are installed on a remote machine? I am tempted to use Spiceworks but I would like something more lightweight like ...
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How can we keep an organized inventory of server hardware, virtual guests, software licenses and associated services?

We frequently need to figure out questions like: What services would be affected if we bring down a server x? When does license x expire? Which KVM guests are on host x? Can our VMWare license ...
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Managing laptops and desktops in the organization and pushing windows updates to them

Here are a couple of things we are trying to achieve. Our staff currently uses a bunch of desktops and laptops. Around 30-50 of the staff, most of them are laptops (mix of HP and Lenovo). Most using ...
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check inventory of IBM software on *nix machines

We have a bunch of *nix machines some of which probably have IBM software installed on them. Is there a way to identify the machines and the type of IBM software that is installed?
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Recommendations for software and hardware inventory systems? Use of bar code readers a plus!

do you have any recommendations for a system that can do software inventory but also be able to make use bar code readers and help with hardware inventories? for screens etc? I know spiceworks does ...
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Open Source Inventory System

I have about 200 Hosts I need to inventory. Several of them are not able to be inventoried by OCS inventory, because they are firewalls and switches, or shutoff. I also have had issues with adding ...
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How can I see what FusionInventory is reporting home?

A sysadmin from a higher IT department is installing a FusionInventory Agent on my clients. I need to see a report just to verify what kind of information it's coming out. Any way?
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Need a list of machine attributes to inventory and track

We're evaluating helpdesk/ticketing/inventory management software. Does anyone have a list or a clean way of getting a list of all machine attribute types? I'm not looking to get the actual values, ...
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Software Release Tracking Tool

We have multiple applications and way too many environments. It is really hard to keep track of which version of what software is installed where? What I am looking for is a tool that would basically ...
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Looking for a GLPI like software [closed]

I'm looking for a GLPI like software. GLPI is really focused on IT devices management. I need something more general that would let me define my own devices and kits. I'm looking for a web based ...
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Best way to physically trace and document your network cabling and equipment

I am starting my network inventory and I would like to minimized wasted time and do a good work for me and for people coming after me. It's a 4 floor building and there is no documentation about ...
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Collecting and centralizing information from many servers, sort of like Puppet's facter

We manage hundreds of RedHat Enterprise Linux servers happily with Puppet. One of the cool side effects is that we can go to /var/lib/puppet/yaml/facts and look at the output of the "facter" utility ...
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I want to inventory the hardware of my Linux systems using only ssh on the client end

They are a mix of Red Hat and CentOS 5.x, I'd like to have something on one host that can check basics like cpu/mem/disk hardware, Model, HW RAID controllers, etc would be nice. I have key based ssh ...
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COM+ plus inventory across farm

We have three server farms (Microsoft Windows Server 2003) which have been in place for many years now. Our goal is to combine these farms together on a single, larger set of servers. This way there ...
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Which application (open source) use for server inventory (very simple) and config/software history

I would an application to catalogue my servers (less then 100) with short information about hardware and full details about software installed and its configuration. All information will be filled by ...
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Automatic warranty scanner?

I'm looking for something that runs on either Windows or Linux that will automatically query devices on my network (specifically the HP and Dell servers), determine their serial number, look that ...
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How do I inventory the type and speed of a remote computer?

I'm on a Windows 2003/2008 corporate network with 100 users. I've been tasked with increasing the RAM on all end-user workstations. The problem is we have a mixture of different computers in our ...
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Cloud Inventory Software

I'm looking for a solution that I would be able to install on a VPS server that would connect to my other VPS servers via SSH (or through a daemon) to check configuration, run scripts, or ...
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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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Suggest a Software Inventory Program?

I'm looking for an audit/inventory package that can run on all our PCs and identify all installed software. I've found issues with the packages that I've tried in that most of the packages seem to ...
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Free monitoring and inventory software like ms system center configuration manager?

Free monitoring and inventory software like ms system center configuration manager? I know about spiceworks but there you have to log in with account and I don't know if they are sending some of our ...
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Cabling: What to keep in stock?

I have worked a few different places, each one with a different solution, so I would like to hear your suggestions and ideas. I am looking at a situation with multiple server-rooms. We have a mixture ...
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Inventory tool to document customers services and associated network connectivity details?

Has anyone a recommendation for an inventory tool to document: customers, services associated by each customer, network connectivity details (IP, TCP, ftp, http): typically local and remote TCP ...
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Open-source inventory agent

Can anyone recommend a good open-source inventory-agent, which would help enumerate both software and hardware on Linux servers? Thanks.
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How to get info about my network software & hardware?

I have a lot of computers in my network and I need to get information about the software and hardware installed on all of them. In other words I want to have something like the pc network inventory, ...
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The Truth - Server Inventory And More

All IT shops that reach a certain number of servers have some of form of inventory. In web operations , but not limited to, there is some incarnation of the Truth concept - a comprehensive database ...
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Software inventory [closed]

Is there a script\ powerpack that can be used to Inventory the software on the PC's in certain OU's?
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What is a good asset management software to track offline components?

We are currently using Nagios to monitor all of our servers, network devices (routers and switches), printers, and relevant services. However, how do you monitor items that are not connected to the ...
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Spiceworks users: how do you manage machine component and peripheral inventory?

I've been wanting to use Spiceworks for some time, and have installed several versions over the last couple of years, including the newly released 4.0. I know that there is a big community over ...
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Network Inventory Software [closed]

I would like opinions on network inventory software for a medium sized financial business.
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How can I determine whether an Antivirus product is installed?

We have a large installation with over 15,000 machines. They are supposed to have a version of Trend Micro installed; however, we don't know that for sure. These are all Windows boxes which includes ...
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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 ...
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Using IT management software

Stuff like SpiceWorks promises so much, but we have had mixed experience. Who has had experience, good or bad, with these types of solutions? What are the best products for using WMI to capture ...
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Taming an existing network

I have recently joined a company as the sole IT guy and I'm struggling to get a handle on what software and hardware we own and how it is deployed. Keeping in mind my limited time and budget, what ...
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Is there a Linux equivalent of CPU-z?

I need to inventory the hardware on some Linux clients I recently "inherited". In the past, on Windows, I've used the excellent CPU-z to generate the hardware inventory. Is there a Linux equivalent?
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How would you get a list of all the applications in use at your company?

I'm responsible for maintaining a list of all the applications in my company (about 250). The range is from HR systems that track 80k employees, to manufacturing-type systems responsible for hundreds ...
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Recommendations for automatic computer inventory [closed]

For someone looking after a small 50 Windows PC network (Mainly XP - some Vista), are there any tools that can do an automatic inventory of the network e.g. OS Memory size Hard drive type and size ...