Gathering inventory with predefined inventory policies
Client Management Suite
You can gather inventory data from managed computers with predefined inventory policies. You can also configure the predefined policies to meet your needs. If you want to configure a predefined policy, Symantec recommends that you clone it, and then configure the copy.
In the Symantec Management Console, on the Manage menu, click Policies.
In the left pane, expand Discovery and Inventory > Inventory, and then click the predefined inventory policy that you want to use.
(Optional) To gather full inventory for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 with the predefined Collect Full Server Inventory policy, you need to configure the predefined policy run options by performing the following steps in order:
On the inventory policy page, click Advanced.
In the Advanced Options dialog box, click Run options, and under Run Inventory as, click Logged in user.
On the inventory policy page, turn on the policy.
At the upper right of the page, click the colored circle, and then click On.
Click Save changes.
To clone and configure predefined inventory policies
In the Symantec Management Console, browse to the predefined inventory policy that you want to clone.
Right-click the policy, and then click Clone.
Give the cloned policy a unique name, and then click OK.
On the inventory policy page, configure the policy options according to your needs.
(Optional) Click Advanced to configure the data classes, policy run options, or the software inventory rules, and then click OK.
Note that to gather full inventory for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 with the predefined Collect Full Server Inventory policy, you need to select the advanced policy option Logged in user at Advanced Options > Run Options.