Deploy the client in a workgroup environment
To perform a network inventory of each PC, the IT Asset Tool Client must be run on each Computer.
IT Asset Tool does not require a Windows domain environment and can be used in Workgroup environment specifying the parameters in the shortcut that start IT Asset Client.
network scanning in a workgroup environment:
Follow bellows steps to make IT Asset Tool at windows startup:
- Open the Client Folder of IT Asset Tool. (example: \\ServerIAT\Client\)
- Right click in the “ClientIAT.exe” file and select “Create shortcut”
- Move the shortcut just created in your windows startup folder:
This folder differs according to your operating system:
Windows Vista/7/8/10: "%allusersprofile%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\StartUp"
Windows Xp: "%AllUsersProfile%\Start Menu\Startup"
- Right click in the shortcut of ClientIAT and select “Proprieties”
- Add the connection parameters after the path content in the field “Target”
The guide to the parameters to be specified is present at the following link:
Software License Compliance Audit
IT Asset Tool allows you to have a quick and efficient tool for managing your company's Asset Software and perform a process named: software compliance audit or software licence audit.
IT Asset Tool allows you to manage and detect every software installed in your Network. verifying the software licenses in use and those which are available, highlighting anomalies in licensing and perform a license optimization.
You can set-up S.A.M. filters using SQL Query directly from the "Software" or "SoftwareReport" tabs then assign the license type by selecting it with just one click.
|Node locked Licence||Node locked licensing is a software which guaranties license authorization to a specific node. Typically any numbers of instances are allowed to execute from this node.|
|Client Access Licence||Client Access licence (CaL) allows a single physical user to use a software from many devices, such as a computer, a laptop or a smartphone, without having to acquire CALs for each device.|
|OEM Licence||OEM licence stands for “original equipment manufacturer” is the software which is sold hardware manufacturers.|
|FPP / Retail||FPP licence stands for Full Packaged Product or Retail. FPPs are sold in stores in boxes or Online but unlike OEMs, they are not linked to the purchase of a hardware device.|
|Named User Licence||Named User Licence is the licence which allows only a user to use a software from many devices, such as a computer, laptop, smartphone, without having to acquire other licence for each device.|
|Concurrent /Floating Licence is a software licensing approach in which a limited number of licenses for a software are shared among a larger number of users at same time.|
|Volume Licence||A Volume licensing is contract of selling a license authorizing one or a large number of User or device to use a specific software.|
|Perpetual Licence||A perpetual software license is a type of software license that authorizes to use a program without time limits.|
|A Subscription Software License is a type of software license that authorizes to use a program whit time limits.|
|CPU core Licensed||A CPU core Licensed is a licence that authorizes to use a program in a device having a number equal or less than the number of cores licensed.|
The type of calculation will make it possible to identify the compilation of the Asset Software going to verify those installed compared to those purchased and counted in the "contracts" section. This field identify how many user or device are licenced for every single unit of Licence contract owned.
|This selection does not multiply the quantity of licenses and offers a ratio of 1 to 1|
|This selection multiplies the quantity of licenses for the number selected in the field beside. This type of multiplier can be useful for multi-license contracts.|
|This will select the amount of Unlimited licenses. This type of multiplier is useful when you do not want a license count or when you have a license with unlimited quantities.|
In IT Asset Tool it is possible manage all the licenses purchased by registering them in the dedicated database for a quick and efficient cost analysis. It will be possible with a few clicks to mark all the expenses incurred by your company for the use of all software and their subscriptions.
For each license agreement you can enter all the fields below:
|Contract Number||A mandatory unique identifier that represents the license. If there is no one, it can be assigned manually.|
|Type||Identify the type of contract and may take one of the following values "Purchase" or "Mantenance".|
|Date of Purchase||This field manages the date of purchase of the software license agreement.|
|Purchase Cost||This field manages the purchase cost of the software license agreement.|
|Qty||This field manages the quantity purchased from the software license agreement.|
|Expry Date||If the contract type is "Mantenance" it will be possible to insert a Expry date for the software license agreement in order to update the count of automatic available licenses.|
|If the contract type is "Mantenance" it will be possible to manage the subscription cost of the software license agreement.|
This field manages the identifier of the purchase invoice of the software license agreement.
|This field manages the name of the Vendor from which we purchased the software license agreement.|
This flag allows not to count a license agreement in the calculation "Software License Compliance Audit ".
Field Notes and personal notes.
All Reports generated in real time or scheduled will be a valuable aid to analyze current costs or to evaluate new alternatives.
Installation from Setup
After registering and downloading the Setup file from the following URL https://www.it-asset-tool.com/download-now.html unzip it and run the extracted file "IT-Asset-Tool_1_3_setup.exe".
Will be displayed a language selector for choice the language used during the installation:
Select the installation path:
Select the settings for Menu creation:
Select the icon settings for the IT Asset Tool Management on desktop:
Then if the installation summary is correct click on install:
Wait a few moments for the installation to complete.
Once completed, you can click on "Finish" to automatically start the IT Asset Tool Management.
The Welcome screen will be displayed and show you the main activities you need to perform to configure the server and clients.
You can perform the "Quick Start" by clicking on the appropriate button on the Welcome screen.
A message will guide you in the sharing of the Client folder of IT Asset Tool, containing the file that the Client PCs of your network will need to run to be indexed.
Once completed, a message will be displayed to notify you of the successful sharing and the installation of the windows service "ListenerIAT" will be started automatically, necessary to receive data from yours clients.
Once you have read the short guides you can start in its configuration by going to the configuration menu by clicking on the "config" tab.
Following are the necessary guides for configuring and collecting data from the various client PCs.
Use Microsoft SQL and S.A.M. feature
To enable the new features contained in IT Asset Tool is necessary that you register your email.
IT Asset Tool now support Microsoft SQL and data collection in persistence mode and include the new module S.A.M.
The new features are available until 06/06/2019.
To activate, complete the following form:
IT Asset Tool speaks Italian and Spanish
13/07/2016 - The IT Asset Tool site is now multilingual!!
While awaiting our forthcoming IT Asset Tool v.1.3 release, we are so excited to say that now our web site is multilingual! Indeed, Italian and Spanish have been included to provide all information that you need to know about IT Asset Tool, The Free Software Asset Management!
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Report Process Menu
Another important menu interface is the "ProcessReport" menu that provides a complete view of all software executed in your network. To manage the execution of software, the executed processes become essential to control your network of computers. This dashboard, updated from 1.2.38 IT Asset Tool version, provides a new tool to see the change of execution trend of the installed software.
In this dashboard you can see the number of computers that have executed each process, in order to see which software it belongs to and, if the software satisfies your company policy, you can approve it.
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