Software Inventory Device Settings

The software inventory device settings allow you to enable or disable software inventory. Figure 9.38 shows the software inventory device settings.


Figure 9.38. Software Inventory Device Settings.

Consider software inventory as a file inventory. Software inventory enables you to inventory certain files based on predefined search strings. This could be to inventory all executables, which could complement the inventory information coming from hardware inventory. When inventoried, information in the file header of the inventoried files is available in the ConfigMgr console—allowing a ConfigMgr administrator to ...

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