[en] Manage inventory sources

  1. [en] In the category menu, expand Configuration, and then click Inventory source.

  2. [en] Click Add Inventory.

    [en] The Inventory Source dialog box appears.

  3. [en] Type a Source name of the data source.

    [en] The Source name is a name added by customers to identify each source they configure.

  4. [en] Select the Snow Inventory database (normally SnowInventory for Snow Inventory 6) in the Database name list.

    [en] The Database name is the name of the Snow Inventory database that the source will gather data from.

  5. [en] Type a Site name. The site name must be unique within the Snow Inventory database.

    [en] The Site name is a value that can be used to restrict what data is gathered based on the inventory site or sites that are configured. Use % as a wildcard character to incorporate multiple sites that are related.

  6. [en] To automatically connect users or computers from this inventory source to an organization node, select the node in the Organization list.

    [en] Select <Do not set> if users and computers should not be connected to a node.

    [en] The Organization is the organizational node configured in Snow Management and Configuration Center that the data will be added to.

    [en] Each computer, server, mobile device, etc. that has been processed by this inventory source will show either this Organization node or a sub-node if Auto Connect Rules are configured in its Organization attribute.

  7. [en] Select the Enable data updates check box.

    [en] If the check box is not selected, the Data Update Job will not check for updates.

  8. [en] Click OK to save the changes and close the Inventory Source dialog box.

  1. [en] In the category menu, expand Configuration, and then click Inventory source.

  2. [en] Select a source in the Inventory source list.

  3. [en] Click Edit.

    [en] The Inventory Source dialog box appears.

  4. [en] Make the changes and click OK to save.

Note

[en] Database name and Site name can not be edited. To change the database name or site name for an inventory source, delete the inventory source and then create a new inventory source, with the same settings as the deleted inventory source, but with the new database name and/or site name.

  1. [en] In the category menu, expand Configuration and click Inventory source.

  2. [en] Select a source in the Inventory source list.

  3. [en] Click Delete.

  4. [en] Click OK to confirm the deletion.