You can manually create inventory policies or tasks. To manually create an inventory task, you use the Task Management Portal. You can create new tasks or use or modify existing tasks.
Before you can use inventory policies or tasks, you must install the Inventory Plug-in on target computers.
This topic is a step in the process for gathering inventory on managed computers.
To manually create inventory policies
In the Symantec Management Console, on the Home menu, click Discovery and Inventory > Inventory.
In the Inventory Policy status Web part, click New.
Configure the policy.
Click Save changes.
To manually create inventory tasks
In the Symantec Management Console, on the Manage menu, click Jobs and Tasks.
In the left pane, navigate to the folder where you want to create an inventory task, right-click the folder, and then click New > Task.
For example, to create an inventory task in the Jobs and Tasks folder, right-click Jobs and Tasks, and then click New > Task.
To create an inventory task in the Inventory folder, expand Jobs and Tasks > System Jobs and Tasks > Discovery and Inventory, right-click Inventory, and then click New > Task.
In the Create New Task dialog box, in the left pane, under Discovery and Inventory, click Gather Inventory.
In the right pane, specify the task's details.
(Optional) Click Advanced to configure the data classes, task run options, or the software inventory rules.
See About what you can inventory.
Click OK to save the task.
On the task page, schedule the task.
To modify inventory tasks
In the left pane, open the folder that contains the task you want to modify.
For example, Inventory Solution.
In the right pane, double-click a task.
Modify the settings or schedule of the task.
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