Asset Intelligence Home Page

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

The Asset Intelligence Configuration Manager 2007 console tree node is the home page for the Asset Intelligence feature in Configuration Manager 2007 SP1. To access the Asset Intelligence home page, in the Configuration Manager console, navigate to System CenterConfiguration Manager / Site Database (<site code> - <site name>) / Computer Management / Asset Intelligence.

The Asset Intelligence home page displays a summary dashboard of Asset Intelligence catalog information.

Note

The Asset Intelligence home page does not automatically update while it is being viewed. To refresh the Asset Intelligence home page information while viewing it, click F5.

  • The Asset Intelligence home page is divided into the following sections:

  • Asset Intelligence summary

  • Asset Intelligence catalog summary

  • Asset Intelligence catalog synchronization status summary

  • Links and resources

Note

The information in this topic applies only to Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 and later.

Asset Intelligence Summary

The Asset Intelligence summary section of the Asset Intelligence home page contains the following elements.

  • Asset Intelligence feature state
    Specifies whether or not the Asset Intelligence feature has been enabled.
  • System Center Online service connection status
    Specifies the connection status to System Center Online.

    Note

    An Asset Intelligence Synchronization point site system role is required to connect to System Center Online. For information about installing an Asset Intelligence Synchronization point, see How to Install an Asset Intelligence Synchronization Point.

  • Asset Intelligence catalog last updated
    Specifies the time and date of the last Asset Intelligence catalog update.

Asset Intelligence Catalog Summary

The Asset Intelligence catalog summary section of the Asset Intelligence home page contains the following elements.

  • Asset Intelligence catalog summary information tables
    Displays Asset Intelligence catalog summary information in table format. The following information is displayed in number format:

    • Inventoried software titles

    • Software categories

    • Software families

    In addition, the numbers of each are displayed according to one of the following identification states:

    • Identified by Microsoft

    • Identified by administrator

    • Pending online identification

  • Asset Intelligence catalog summary information chart
    Displays Asset Intelligence catalog summary information in bar chart format. The following information is displayed in percentage format:

    • Inventoried software titles

    • Software categories

    • Software families

    The information is displayed using opaque colors according to one of the following identification states:

    • Identified by Microsoft (green)

    • Identified by administrator (blue)

    • Pending online identification (yellow)

    • Unidentified and not pending online identification (red)

Asset Intelligence Catalog Synchronization Status Summary

Note

The Asset Intelligence catalog synchronization status section of the Asset Intelligence home page is only displayed if an Asset Intelligence synchronization point site system role has been installed. For more information about installing an Asset Intelligence synchronization point see How to Install an Asset Intelligence Synchronization Point.

The Asset Intelligence catalog synchronization summary section of the Asset Intelligence home page contains the following elements.

  • Last download time
    Displays the date and time of the last Asset Intelligence catalog synchronization with System Center Online.
  • Changes to Categories/Families
    Displays the number of new software categories added to the Asset Intelligence catalog after the Asset Intelligence synchronization point site system was installed.
  • Changes to Software Titles
    Displays the number of new software titles added to the Asset Intelligence catalog after the Asset Intelligence synchronization point site system was installed.
  • Changes to CPU
    Displays the number of new processor properties added to the Asset Intelligence catalog after the Asset Intelligence synchronization point site system was installed.
  • Changes to Hardware Requirements
    Displays the number of new software title hardware requirements added to the Asset Intelligence catalog after the Asset Intelligence synchronization point site system was installed.

The Links and Resources section of the Asset Intelligence home page contains the following elements.

  • Navigation
    Provides links to Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 console items where Asset Intelligence components can be configured.
  • Web Reports
    Provides links to common Asset Intelligence reports.
  • Resources
    Provides links to external resource information.

See Also

Other Resources

Home Pages

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