What does the Source number indicate for Software Components, including referenced in Installed Software?

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The following values are represented:

  • 1     – Msi scanner
  • 2     – Inventory rule
  • 4     – File list
  • 8     – Add Remove programs entry
  • 16   – Patch
  • 32   – Server
  • 64   – “Software Catalog Data Provider” using the rules provided by PC-Ware
  • 128 AppX Scanner
  • 256 AppV Scanner

If the number is not one of the numbers listed above, it is the sum of two or more, meaning the resource has been discovered in more than one method. For example a 3 would be both MSI Scanner and Inventory rule.