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Report for Hardware resource

Created: 09 Jan 2013 | 5 comments

Just looking for some quick assistance on how to go about running a report to gather information on all managed computers such as their hardware resources.

Trying to view all my computers on the network as a whole to gain what needs to be updated hardware wise.

Thanks

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mclemson's picture

Reports > Discovery and Inventory > Inventory > Cross-platform > Hardware > Hardware Inventory Search

Reports > Discovery and Inventory > Inventory > Windows > Upgrade Analysis > Windows Upgrade > Systems Not Windows 7 Capable

With the second report I've mentioned, you can get a list of computers that are not the proper architecture, or lack at least n GB of RAM, n CPU speed in GHz, or n GB of free disk space.

Mike Clemson, Senior Systems Engineer, ASC
Intuitive Technology Group -- Symantec Platinum Partner
intuitivetech.com

RGluck@cityhospital.org's picture

Wow that was pretty deep in the folders, and without direction i was lost rummaging around.  Thanks a lot!

RGluck@cityhospital.org's picture

another report question...  is ther one to let you know check in times of devices?  When they last communicated with Altiris?

bbiggs's picture

Reports > Notification Server Management > Agent > agent request

There are other reports in that same directory that are helpful to validate that agents are communicating with the ns as well.

mclemson's picture

The Evt_NS_Client_Config_Request table includes the time a computer last checked in.  You can query it using something like:

SELECT vc.Name, MAX(ccr._eventTime) as 'Last Event Data'
FROM vComputer vc
JOIN Evt_NS_Client_Config_Request ccr ON ccr.ResourceGuid=vc.[Guid]
GROUP BY vc.Name

Mike Clemson, Senior Systems Engineer, ASC
Intuitive Technology Group -- Symantec Platinum Partner
intuitivetech.com