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Creating a software resource with a package and a command line for custom inventory script files

ITMS 6.x Migration

(Windows only)

This task is a step in the process for manually migrating your custom inventory script files.

See Manually migrating custom inventory script files

A software resource is similar to the software delivery package in 6.x.

A software resource contains the package definition that includes the path to the package, and the program definition that includes the desired command line.

To create a software resource for custom inventory script files

  1. In the Symantec Management Console, on the Manage menu, click Software Catalog.

  2. On the Manage Software Catalog page, click Import.

  3. On the Import Software: Specify Software page, perform the following steps:

    Software type

    Select Software Release.

    Package source

    In the Source field, select Access Package from an existing UNC.

    In the Location field, browse to: \\local_NS7_servername\nscap\bin\win32\x86\Inventory\Custom Inventory 6.1

    Package contents

    Click Display Location and select AeXInvSoln.exe.

    Click Set Installation File.

    Click Next.

  4. Select Create a new software resource and enter a name for the package.

  5. Make sure that Open software resource for editing when finished is checked.

  6. Click OK.

  7. On the Software Resource editing page, click the Package tab.

  8. In the Command Lines section, click Add command. aexinvsoln.exe should be the command line.

  9. Click Edit.

  10. On the Add or Edit Command Line page, perform the following steps:


    Enter Custinv - Win32_UserAccount - CommandLine

    Command line requires a package

    Select this option.


    Select the name that you entered when you created the software resource package.

    Installation File Type

    Select EXE Software Installation File.

    Command Type

    Select Custom.

    Command Line

    Enter AeXInvSoln.exe /s win32_useraccount

  11. Click OK.

  12. Click Save Changes.