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RE: Inventory Tools
From: Rajagopalan Raman <Rajagopalan.Raman () fgb ae>
Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2008 11:05:25 +0400

Hi, Try using WinReporter. This gives you plenty of information about the network and it is very cheap.

Raja



-----Original Message-----
From: listbounce () securityfocus com [mailto:listbounce () securityfocus com] On Behalf Of Jeffery Chen Fan
Sent: Thursday, November 20, 2008 11:15 AM
To: Erik Luken
Cc: security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: Re: Inventory Tools


the simple way is scripting with WMI.


On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 3:56 AM, Erik Luken <eluken () pentarch org> wrote:
I'm no longer with that particular company, and I am trying to recall if I
did try to expand it out onto the WAN or not. I want to say no, since I was
only responsible for the hardware in the one particular office. If I recall,
when it did the scan, it only scanned our network, and not anything outside
the LAN.

Erik

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From: "Murda Mcloud" <murdamcloud () bigpond com>
Sent: Wednesday, October 22, 2008 6:05 PM
To: <security-basics () securityfocus com>
Subject: RE: Inventory Tools

Did you get it to work over a WAN, Eric? Not sure if it natively does this
or it would need some jigging.

OCS works fine 'on the network' but I have never tried to get it to work
across firewalls/routers/different subnets so can't help there.

-----Original Message-----
From: listbounce () securityfocus com [mailto:listbounce () securityfocus com]
On Behalf Of Erik Luken
Sent: Thursday, October 23, 2008 2:07 AM
To: security-basics () securityfocus com
Cc: Murda Mcloud; 'Mohit Sharma'
Subject: Re: Inventory Tools

I've gotten Spiceworks to work over a LAN.  Though I do not recall it
giving
the keys.

A couple of the machines on my network did not respond to spiceworks,
and
I
was never able to figure out why (though I did not spend an inordinate
amount of time attempting to figure it out).

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From: "Murda Mcloud" <murdamcloud () bigpond com>
Sent: Tuesday, October 21, 2008 5:31 PM
To: "'Mohit Sharma'" <i.m.cupids.arrow () gmail com>;
<security-basics () securityfocus com>
Subject: RE: Inventory Tools

Spiceworks? Not sure if you can get it to work over WAN.
Or ocsinventory which is open source.
http://www.ocsinventory-ng.org/




-----Original Message-----
From: listbounce () securityfocus com
[mailto:listbounce () securityfocus com]
On Behalf Of Mohit Sharma
Sent: Tuesday, October 21, 2008 3:51 PM
To: security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: Inventory Tools

Dear List,

I'm looking for some free tools which can be used to collect the
basic
asset data (like processor speed, RAM, hard disk space. MS
windows/Office  version along with keys if possible). I want to use
these tools over the WAN (connectivity over VSAT to branch >>>
locations)
to track the asset configurations and for licensing compliance
management purpose.

I've looked at some options like BMC Discovery and Altris but these
are expensive tools. Any suggestions will be helpful.

--
Regards;

Mohit Sharma
Information Security Manager
Sahara India Financial Corporation Limited

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