Scanning the inventory Scan for inventory items such as applications, operating systems details, and ports in use. This allows you to monitor and log changes of these inventory items, and helps you identify deviations from a baseline. Supported inventory scan items: Applications – Scans and reports all installed applications in the systems. Applications also include: Patches Windows features Browser extensions and plug-ins Windows Apps Package Manager Applications Services – Scans and reports all services in the systems. Ports – Scans and reports all ports in the systems. Important: When scanning for ports on Linux systems, ensure that the systems have netstat installed for the scan to be successful. Operating System – Scans and reports all Windows and Non-Windows operating systems in the systems. Network Interfaces – Scans and reports network-related information. Information includes: IPv4 or IPv6 addresses MAC address DHCP enabled Default gateway Primary and secondary DNS System Information – Scans and reports system-related information. Information includes: FQDN GUID System or motherboard serial number System manufacturer and model BIOS, BIOS vendor, version, and release date Registered Extensions – Scans and reports all file types in the systems. For example, *.txt, *.exe, and *.dll. Create an inventory scan client task This McAfee ePO client task allows you to define the inventory items to include in the scan. Assign and schedule an inventory scan client task After you have created the client task to scan the inventory, you need to assign it to a group or system. Run an inventory scan for a specific system You can run a immediate inventory scan on an individual system from the System Tree. Run a scan manually using command line You can run a scan locally on a system if it doesn't communicate with your McAfee ePO. Import inventory scan report manually You can manually import inventory scan results of a system that doesn't communicate with your McAfee ePO. View an inventory scan report Your inventory scan results gives you a detailed or limited view of the inventory scan items. Optimize disparate data You can apply criteria across data collected through inventory scan to gather more insights. Purge scan data You can purge scan data and keep an up-to-date record by removing data that are older than a specific number of days.