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The prerequisites and requirements for installing and running Snow Inventory Agent for Windows are described below.

Dependency on other Snow products

The Windows agent must be used with Snow Inventory Server 5 or 6, or alternatively, if your environment is on Snow Atlas, with Snow Extender.

Supported operating systems

For information on supported operating systems, see Snow System Requirements.

Privilege requirements

The Windows agent is designed to run using the highest operating-system privileges. This is by design to ensure that an operating system can be entirely scanned, inventoried, and measured.

Running the agent under limited privileges may result in inconsistent or partial scanning results, depending on how the agent is configured. Under some circumstances it may not inventory running processes or not run at all. Due to the diversity of possible configurations, running the agent with limited privileges is not supported.