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Mastering System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2 by Christopher W. Urban, Ron D. Crumbaker, Chris Mosby

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10.1. Inventory in Configuration Manager 2007

To use the inventory feature in Configuration Manager 2007, you need to make sure its two client agents, for hardware and software, are enabled (which they are by default). These agent settings configured on a site-wide basis.

When the Hardware Inventory Client Agent is enabled for a Configuration Manager site, hardware inventory data gives you system information about each of your clients, including details such as disk space, video card type, memory installed, and operating system.

When the Software Inventory Client Agent is enabled, you can gather information from your clients on the software installed, file types, and the versions of software. With this agent, you can also collect files up to ...

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