SCCM software inventory works by using functions of Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager software management suite to gather application data from Windows-based computers. To do this properly, your machines must have a SCCM client agent installed. This helps the machines communicate with the SCCM server.
Aug 02, 2018 · i am new in SCCM i need your help to software inventory. i have fetch data from SCCM software report but is not showing latest application installed in this machine. in this report it was showing which was uninstalled. how to fetch perfect software inventory in SCCM2012. Aug 18, 2014 · However, after letting it run for several hours, I've come back to the installation eventually completing more often than not. One of the odd things I've noticed is once I manually uninstall the program via "Programs and Features" and run policy updates, my Software Center still show the program under my "Installed Software" tab. Sep 09, 2016 · My company was having a similar problem. After enough digging we found out that our issues were not due to how the Inventory data was being sent by the client, but rather, it was SCCM that determining that the data was bad. We were consistently seeing that data related to Processes was being rejected. In the Default Settings dialog box, choose Software Inventory. In the Device Settings list, configure the following values: Enable software inventory on clients - From the drop-down list, select True. Schedule software inventory and file collection schedule - Configures the interval at which clients collect software inventory and files. Generally speaking, for SCCM queries (WQL queries using the Console), the best way to build this is to create a query that SHOWS only machines that HAVE the software installed. Then wrap that query in a NOT IN: [aformentioned query]. This will then show results of machines that are not in the original query, which is what you require.
Mar 06, 2019 · Issues with SCCM Software Inventory (SW Inv) come up all the time across many of the forums and mailing lists on which I am active. I always point folks back to my blog posts to explain why I am telling them to turn it off: Slow Software Inventory Cycle in SCCM 2012, Configuration Manager Inventory Cycle Recommendations and Updated ... In the Default Settings dialog box, choose Software Inventory. In the Device Settings list, configure the following values: Enable software inventory on clients - From the drop-down list, select True. Schedule software inventory and file collection schedule - Configures the interval at which clients collect software inventory and files.
Oct 28, 2018 · When I looked closer at one client I suspected client health because a hardware inventory had not been submitted in months. Little did I know until recently, a lack of recent hardware inventory data could be a result of other things and client health is least likely to be the root cause.