Running a targeted software inventory
Targeted software inventory determines whether specific software is installed on managed computers. To find the software, it uses the software resource and detection rule information that is defined in the Software Catalog.
See About targeted software inventory.
To run a targeted software inventory
In the Symantec Management Console, on the Manage menu, click .
In the left pane, expand .
Right-click , and then click .
In the upper left of the right pane, click and type the following text:
New Targeted Software Inventory
Type a name for this policy.
Because the description does not always appear, make the name descriptive enough for other administrators to easily identify this policy.
Type a description to further identify this policy.
In the right pane, expand the Software to inventory section, and click .
In the Select Software dialog box, from the Available software list, select one or more software resources, add them to the Selected software list, and then click .
To edit the detection rule for a software resource, under the Software to inventory section, select the software resource, and click .
For more information, see the topics about creating or editing inventory rules in the Symantec Management Platform User Guide.
On the policy page, expand the Schedule section, and define the schedule on which to check the client computers.
On the policy page, expand the Applied to section, and select the client computers to check for the specified software resource.
On the policy page, turn on the policy.
At the upper right of the policy page, click the colored circle, and then click .
On the policy page, click .