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IT Inventory and Resource Management with OCS Inventory NG 1.02 by Barzan Tony Antal

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Summary

Throughout this chapter, we focused on the mechanism that fuels the OCS-NG inventory. We learned what separates the uninventoried hosts from inventoried ones, and how to track as well as analyze these. We elaborated on the IpDiscover process by explaining the elevation mechanism as well. Now, we know how some of the hosts become IpDiscover activated.

As there are no two identical infrastructures, we might be required to tweak those server-side variables that alter the behavior of IpDiscover. Thankfully, those parameters make sense and are clearly documented. In order to keep our inventory organized, we might want to define network types and name our subnets. These custom names and Uids can then be used to categorize the queries' results. ...

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