Hardware Inventory Device Settings

Hardware inventory device settings allow you to enable or disable hardware inventory and define its settings, as displayed in Figure 9.30.

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Figure 9.30. Hardware Inventory Settings.

When hardware inventory is enabled (default), you can specify its schedule. This is every 7 days by default, but you can specify a custom schedule. You can also specify how to collect specify management information files (MIFs), identify a maximum MIF file size, and define hardware inventory classes.

In ConfigMgr 2007, extending hardware inventory required modifying two managed object format (MOF) files. Those files, stored on the ...

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