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

Dependency on other Snow products

The Linux agent can only be used with Snow Inventory Server 5 or 6.

Supported operating systems

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

Oracle database inventory

The Linux agent is able to run the Snow Inventory Oracle Scanner. For additional prerequisites and configuration settings, see Snow Inventory Oracle Scanner (SIOS).

Hardware inventory requirements

To gather hardware information, the Linux agent uses the dmidecode command which must be installed on the target computers.