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Creating agentless inventory tasks using the wizard

Inventory for Network Devices

The wizard guides you through the process of creating agentless inventory tasks and configuring basic settings. You can later configure the advanced settings and schedule the tasks on the task page.

This task is a step in the process of gathering agentless inventory from network devices.

See Gathering agentless inventory

Before you perform theis step, ensure that you have mapped the SNMP devices to the data that you want to gather.

See Using SNMP data mapping tables

To create agentless inventory tasks for network devices using the inventory wizard

  1. In the Symantec Management Console, on the Home menu, click Discovery and Inventory > Agentless Inventory.

  2. In the Agentless Inventory Quick Start Web Part, click Run inventory wizard.

  3. In the Agentless inventory task creation wizard, on the Choose devices to inventory page, do the following:

    • Select Choose devices, and then, in the drop-down list, click the group of target devices that you want to gather inventory from.

      See About resource filters

    • Under Include Device Types, check the types of devices that you want to gather inventory from.

    • (Optional) To gather inventory from an individual device, in the wizard, select Individual device, and then, in the drop-down list, click the device that you want to gather inventory from

      This list includes all SNMP-enabled devices that have been previously discovered and have resources in the Configuration Management Database (CMDB).

  4. On the Inventory network task name page, type a name for the task, and then click Next.

  5. On the Schedule task page, configure the task schedule, and then click Finish.

    See “To schedule agentless inventory tasks ”

  6. (Optional) To view the created task, do one of the following:

    • In the Symantec Management Console, on the Home menu, click Discovery and Inventory > Agentless Inventory, and then view the task in the Agentless Inventory Tasks Web Part.

      Note that to view the newly created task, you may need to click the Refresh symbol.

    • In the Symantec Management Console, on the Manage menu, click Jobs and Tasks, and then, in the left pane, under Jobs / Tasks, expand System Jobs and Tasks > Discovery and Inventory.

The next step is to view the agentless inventory data.

See Viewing agentless inventory results