It might not seem that probable, but actually there are some hosts that might not be always connected to the network. There are various valid reasons for that. In the previous chapter, we covered how to set up and run an agent locally on hosts that are not networked.
The only drawback of this situation is that we need to import the inventory file manually. This file has the
.ocs extension and has the following syntax:
COMPNAME-2009-12-03-05-04-03.ocs. There are two methods which could be used to import this file. The first method is using the OCS web interface. The administrator logs in, selects the Local import function (11th of the 12 icons on the yellow toolbar), and browses for the path ...