Scheduled Configuration Manager
You can schedule a repeating advertisement from
the Configuration Manager Console to collect inventory information
simultaneously from multiple client servers. To use scheduled
Configuration Manager advertisements:
Create and select a distribution point for
the HP ProLiant Hardware Inventory Tool package:
Software Distribution>Packages>HP ProLiant
Hardware Inventory Tool>Distribution Points. Right-click the
Distribution Points, and select
New Distribution Points. To select from available distribution
point, follow the New Distribution Points Wizard.
Close the wizard after completion.
Create an advertisement to distribute HP
ProLiant Hardware Inventory Tool to the target servers:
Distribution>Advertisements. Right-click the
Advertisements, and select New>Advertisement. On the General dialog, enter the
advertisement name. (For example, "HP ProLiant Hardware Inventory
ProLiant Hardware Inventory Tool package. The Program
Hardware Inventory Tool.
Select target collection from the available
list. If you need to advertise to all HP ProLiant servers from the
site server, HP ProLiant Servers collection is available.
Next. To schedule regular executions of HP
ProLiant Hardware Inventory Tool on the Schedule dialog, create a
Next, and then continue through the rest of
the wizard. To complete the wizard, click
Close. Schedule and perform a Hardware Inventory
cycle from the site server.
Review the information provided by HP
ProLiant Hardware Inventory Tool in the Resource Explorer window:
Locate the targeted collection specified in
the above advertisement setting.
Select a server in the middle pane.
Right-click the selected server and select
Explorer. In the Resource Explorer, expand Hardware
node. The hardware inventory data displays.
All data named with "HP" is generated and
collected using the Inventory Tool.
After browsing through the Resource
Explorer, close the Resource Explorer.