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.