Advanced Options under "Collect Delta Hardware Inventory"
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Advanced Options under "Collect Delta Hardware Inventory"


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IT Management Suite Inventory Solution


The customer was looking at his Collect Inventory policies and he noticed that under the "Advanced" options, he sees as default for "Collect Delta Hardware Inventory" some dataclasses under the "Software" category (and other categories) that seem not Hardware related:


ITMS 8.x


For example, "Collect Software Inventory" is about installed applications and files only:

"Collect Hardware Inventory" is about hardware (models, serial numbers, devices, etc) and hardware-related software and options (firmware, Drivers, Operating System and its settings, Users)
All policies are configurable and customers may uncheck data that is not required according to their needs.
Such behavior has not changed for many years, We have 4 "types" of inventory.