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    Default Audit software

    potential new contract will require me to complete an audit of IT equipment at various sites.

    So rather than attending every device to manually audit. I want to deploy some decent (& free ideally) audit software onto a local DC
    and automate the process. So I can produce a report from each site as to what equipment is on site.

    Would like to capture make & model of pc/laptop serian numbers so I can check if still in warrenty, software installed.

    Does anybody have experience of doing a similar task & can you recommend a good audit product that will be capable of my goal.

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    There's a list of what you could use here - Best Audit Software | 2017 Reviews of the Most Popular Systems

    Current client uses a piece of software called dshostchecker which is set to auto run. I'm not sure what the reporting is like out of it, but I know that I kill it every morning from slowing my machine down.
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    Quote Originally Posted by northernladuk View Post
    Don't you think this gig might not be the one for you?
    Don't you ever get bored with having to reply to every thread even if it's only to make sarky comments that add no value?
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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBW View Post
    Don't you ever get bored with having to reply to every thread even if it's only to make sarky comments that add no value?
    Nah he doesn't.

    The comments can be funny though...
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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBW View Post
    Don't you ever get bored with having to reply to every thread even if it's only to make sarky comments that add no value?
    29900 comments and counting, what do you think

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBW View Post
    Don't you ever get bored with having to reply to every thread even if it's only to make sarky comments that add no value?
    Think of it as contractor training for when you work with the permies.

    Good luck.

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    With Powershell and WMI it shouldn't be too difficult. You will find some code on Github and Codeplex. For personal use I've used Belarc Advisor, they don't licence it for corporate use but they have slightly different paid for options.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBW View Post
    Don't you ever get bored with having to reply to every thread even if it's only to make sarky comments that add no value?
    Well apparently you don't!

    However, I do think awkward's question is perfectly reasonable. Funny though. Equipment audits I've observed have been typically carried out using students
    Fact check: Mostly false

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBW View Post
    Don't you ever get bored with having to reply to every thread even if it's only to make sarky comments that add no value?
    Hell no. Best bit about the forum. If I didn't pr1 wouldn't be able to do any trolling anyway.

    And I think it is a perfectly reasonable. Having to ask about software to do a gig he's being paid top dollar for as an expert? The software is the easy bit. He's forgetting the point about whether a client will allow free software he knows nothing about on their system that's going to do network wide investigations which I would have thought was his main problem.
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