Microsoft Office (11 Articles)
This category of dashboards and reports provides you with important details about the different versions and applications of Microsoft Office in your environment. This includes Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Office Add-ins. These reports also remove duplicate entries to ensure that you have the most accurate count information about your Microsoft Office licenses.
Software Inventory (42 Articles)
This category of dashboards and reports will provide you with details about your software inventory in order for you to understand it better.
SQL Server (5 Articles)
This category of reports will provide you with details about SQL Server versions and databases.
This is useful in order to know what SQL Server databases exist on what computers. For more details on how SQL Server database compatibility affects SQL Server performance, please see our blog post, Does SQL Server Database Compatibility Level Matter?
Once this category of reports is installed, you can also create a collection of all the computers that have SQL Server, for example, installed on them. More details
User Programs (4 Articles)
This category of reports will help you update or troubleshoot user-installed programs.
User Account Control (UAC) will prevent non-administrators from installing software in C:\Program Files and C:\Windows. In Windows Vista and above, however, users can install applications with a properly setup MSI file. The application’s MSI file setup installs a virtual copy of C:\Program Files called C:\Programdata. This allows applications such as GoToMeeting, Chrome, Firefox, etc., to be installed by the user without the IT Department’s knowledge.
Native Configuration Manager tools will not be able to inventory these items, so that is why this category of reports was created. Configuration Manager Administrators can now review security issues involving user-installed software and act where appropriate.
Once this category of reports is installed, you can also create a collection of all the computers that have a particular user program. More details