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Configuring the Managed Computer Inventory Task

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Created by Caroline Juszczak, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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Complete the following procedure to configure the Managed Computer Inventory task.

To configure a Managed Computer Inventory task:

  1. In the left pane of the Patch Manager console, expand Patch Manager System Configuration > Management Groups, and then select Managed Enterprise.
  2. In the center pane, select the domain or workgroup you want to inventory.
  3. In the Actions pane (right), click Inventory Configuration.
  4. On the Datasource Configuration tab of the Inventory Configuration Editor, specify what data sources you want to include in the Inventory task:
  • Select the check boxes next to the data sources you want to include. If you select a parent category, it automatically selects all child categories.
  • Clear the check boxes next to the data sources you do not want to include. If you clear a parent category, it automatically clears all child categories.
  1. If you want to collect file and/or Registry information:
    1. Select the Registry, File, and/or Directory data source(s) as applicable.
    2. Click the File, Directory and Registry Datasource Configuration tab.
    3. Specify the data you want to collect as described in "Collecting File, Folder, or Registry Information".
  2. If you want to save this Inventory configuration for future use, click Save Template at the top of the window, and then complete the Save Inventory Configuration Template dialog:
    • In the Name field, enter a new name for the Inventory template.
    • Click Save.
    • Click OK on the confirmation dialog.
  3. Click OK to save your changes and close the Inventory Configuration Editor.
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