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Hardware auditing software - any ideas ?

By eliot.dalgleish ·
Hi All,

Have been looking for a software package that could do the following:-

1.scan and audit server/Pc hardware across Lan/Wan with no install/footprint on PC/Server.
2.Give detailed results ie network card name and results.
3.Retrieve hardware serial numbers (is this possible ? )if so it may need to target registry entries.

and cost needs to be low (now I am dreaming)

Any ideas ? I have been trawling and download various apps but nothing stands out !.


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by Choppit In reply to Hardware auditing softwar ...
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Tools that satisfy all but the cost needs

by techrepublic In reply to Hardware auditing softwar ...

Here are two competitors of ours, which have agentless discovery services: (BV Control) & (Discovery Express)
hope that helps,

Jim Davis
Network Inventory & Configuration Management

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Track It!

by IT_Lobo In reply to Tools that satisfy all bu ...

Good program. Will scan over a network. It will give you software loaded, hardware and much more.

They have a free trial you cac download too.

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BSA leaves no foot print

by lee-berry In reply to Track It!

I've use TrackIt pro for years and you need at least 1-server license to use it, but it does leave a footprint on each client it checks. Other problems is if the hardware is "playing dead" - not pinging then you won't see it across the network. Business Software Alliance also offers several solutions to auditing both software and hardware while tracking licensing. See

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