Gathering inventory using stand-alone packages

Article:HOWTO63518  |  Created: 2011-12-16  |  Updated: 2012-04-20  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO63518
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Gathering inventory using stand-alone packages

(Windows only)

Stand-alone packages let you gather inventory on the target computers that are not managed through the Symantec Management Agent.

See About gathering inventory using stand-alone packages.

See About gathering stand-alone software inventory.

Table: Process for gathering inventory using stand-alone packages

Step

Action

Description

Step 1

Create a stand-alone inventory package.

You create stand-alone inventory packages from the Symantec Management Console.

See Creating, editing, or cloning stand-alone inventory packages.

Step 2

Run the stand-alone inventory package on the target computers.

You run the stand-alone packages on the target computers that gather the inventory data.

See Running stand-alone inventory packages on target computers.

Step 3

If you need to, manually copy inventory data to the Notification Server computer.

If the target computer cannot communicate directly to the Notification Server computer, you must manually report the inventory data.

See Manually reporting stand-alone inventory data.

Step 4

View inventory results.

You can view the gathered inventory data by viewing reports and data in the Resource Manager.

See Viewing inventory data in reports.

See Viewing inventory data in the Resource Manager.

See Viewing inventory data in the enhanced Symantec Management Console views.


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