Enables hardware inventory for the site. When you select this
check box, the hardware inventory agent is installed on clients and
hardware inventory runs according to the schedule specified
Specify when the hardware inventory runs on clients in the
Runs the hardware inventory at a single, specific interval. By
default, this option is selected. While it allows less flexibility
in scheduling, this method usually causes less network traffic
since the time each client's MIF file is sent is based on that
client's install time. When you choose full schedule, all your
clients run inventory at exactly the same time.
The number and type of time units (hours, days, or weeks) in
the simple schedule. You can specify 1 to 23 hours, 1 to 31 days,
or 1 to 4 weeks. By default, this interval is set to 1 week.
Click Schedule to open the Schedule dialog box and set
the hardware inventory schedule. You can specify weekly or monthly
inventories, or you can set a recurrence at intervals of 1 to 59
minutes, 1 to 23 hours, or 1 to 31 days.
Note If today is Wednesday and you set
the inventory schedule to run every 2 weeks on Mondays, the next
inventory collection will occur on the next Monday and alternate
Mondays after that.