How to Configure Hardware Inventory for a Site

Applies To: System Center Configuration Manager 2007, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP1, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2


You must have Modify permission for the site security object class or instance to perform this procedure.

To configure hardware inventory for a site

  1. In the Configuration Manager console, navigate to System CenterConfiguration Manager / Site Database / Site Management / <site code> - <site name> / Site Settings / Client Agents.

  2. In the results pane, right-click Hardware Inventory Client Agent, and then click Properties.

  3. Use the Hardware Inventory Client Agent Properties dialog box, General tab, to enable and schedule hardware inventory. The General tab is also used to configure the maximum custom MIF (IDMIF) file size that will be processed by the site.

  4. Click the MIF Collection tab, and specify whether you want to collect IDMIF or NOIDMIF files from clients.

See Also


How to Start Resource Explorer Using the Configuration Manager Console

For additional information, see Configuration Manager 2007 Information and Support.
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