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Mastering System Center Configuration Manager by Vangel Krstevski

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Chapter 2. Assets and Compliance

The Asset Intelligence section of System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2 gives you the ability to build inventories of your software licenses and also lets you manage them. It gives you an overview of the software installed on your infrastructure by keeping an Asset Intelligence catalog. Asset Intelligence uses Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) to extract more detailed information from the hardware and software that is being used. SCCM 2012 R2 gives the users more than 60 different reports about the gathered asset information and displays them in a format that is easy to read. Most reports lead to more specific reports, where you can create custom queries to get detailed information. You can add custom ...

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