How to force the Asset Management Agent to start a non-scheduled Software Signature scan in order to update deployed software inventory information in the DSM Explorer?

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Issue/Introduction

To configure the Asset Management Agent to start a non-scheduled Software Signature scan set the policy 'Signature Scan: Hint software scanner' to ON.

After the last job is executed by the agent, the software signature scan will run to update detected software records in the MDB.

This policy can be found in the DSM explorer under 'Control Panel->Configuration->Configuration Policy->Default Computer Policy->DSM->Software Delivery->Agent'.

Default value: OFF

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Release: UASIT.99000-11.2-Asset Intelligence
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