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Run Software Signature Scan inventory locally using command line

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Article ID: 53937

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Issue/Introduction

Description

How do we run a complete Software Inventory with SW Signature scan using command line locally on the PC?

Solution

From the command line to collect the software inventory we can use the following command.

Syntax:

    caf start amagent args //rescan_software 

Signature scan is depending on scanning method that we have configured in software inventory configuration.

Step 1: In DSM Explorer Go under Domain|Computers and Users|{Group Details}|Configuration|Collect Tasks|Software Inventory Configuration

Step 2: Right click "Software Inventory Configuration" and select properties

Step 3: Click on the tab "Method" and select the Software Scanning method.

Note: The software inventory is collected depending the Method we have selected or configured.

Environment

Release:
Component: DTSVMG