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Re: [K12OSN] OT Computer Hardware/Software Inventory

I think one of these 2 might work for you:

Spiceworks www.spiceworks.com - free (with Ads) runs on Win2k/XP/2003

http://www.ilient.com/website/serverTrial.jsp - free for 100 clients/users, runs on Linux or Windows

I know ilient will scan Windows, Mac and Linux. Not sure if Spiceworks will.


On Dec 14, 2007 8:43 AM, Kemp, Levi <lnkemp bolivar k12 mo us> wrote:
At a tech meeting we had a few days ago my boss asked us to look into a
solution to track our computers over the network. Both hardware and
software, so that we can be in compliance with licenses and see where we
need to focus more. He didn't want to spend much if any thing on it, so
I was hoping to get some suggestions from the group on any ideas for
handling this. I read some on OCS, but I'd like to avoid sitting down at
every station. At that point I might as well walk around with a notepad
and inventory it myself ;-) Thanks for your thoughts.

Levi Kemp
Technology Specialist
Bolivar R-1 Schools
lnkemp bolivar k12 mo us

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too sure about that one"

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