8.5. Inventory

This chapter looks at the inventory report page and the information that can be found on the page. The following topics are included in this chapter:

8.5.1. Inventory report

The Inventory report shows the hardware, software and patch information retrieved from the device during the device audit task.

To view the Inventory report page, click Inventory in the left-hand menu.

WebUI Inventory report table

The following information is presented in the Inventory report:

Heading Description
Device Name of the device that the inventory was run against.
Hardware version The hardware version of the device.
Software version The software version of the device.
Patch The current patch revision on the device.
Device checked at The date/time the inventory was last audited on the device.
Meta-info The Location of the device Team it belongs to.

8.5.1.1. Updating the Inventory report

To update the inventory information, a device audit task needs to be run against the device.

To run the device audit task for an individual device:

  1. Right-click a device on the Inventory report page and then click Show device.

  2. Within the device detail page, click the Tasks tab.

  3. Within the TASKS section, right-click Create Device Audit and then click Execute now.

  4. If you want to change the list of devices to audit, click Choose devices and then click Confirm.

  5. The Device audit task will run and the device inventory information will update on the Inventory report page.

    WebUI Create device audit task

To schedule a Device audit:

  1. In the left-hand menu, click Profiles.

  2. On the Manage profiles page, double-click the Device Audit profile. The Device Audit profile is a default profile, created during the PxM installation.

  3. Within the Device Audit profile page, you will see that the Create Device audit task has already been added and a schedule set.

  4. Click manage next to Tasks.

  5. Within the Manager:tasks window, the Create Device Audit task will be highlighted. Click on the Edit pencil icon icon at the end of the row and select tick the checkbox to select the schedule to be implemented to the task.

    WebUI Schedule device audit task

  6. Click the Save icon icon. The schedule is updated.

  7. Click Save changes.

  8. Within the Manage:devices window, tick the checkbox in the Include column, next to each Device you want to add to the profile.

  9. For each device, select the access level that will be granted to the users in the Profile.

    WebUI Profile device access level example

  10. Click the Save icon icon to save the access level selected.

  11. Click Save changes to add the devices to the profile.

    WebUI Profile devices table

  12. The Device audit task will now run against the listed devices at the scheduled time and the Inventory report updated to reflect any changes.