Free Software Asset Management

 

Free Software asset
Management

Box IT Asset Tool

Free Kit to monitor your LAN and installed software.    

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Powerful Report Engine

 

IAT Engine Report

A report engine with a simple SQL query allows infinite analyses.

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Software and Hardware
Inventory

Network Monitor with IAT

Discover the Hardware and software of your Network Clients.     

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Easy to Start

 

IT ASSET TOOL is Easy to Manage

Easy to integrate for everyone. Download and Scan!!

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Documentations

 

Below the minimum system requirements for IT Asset Tool:

 

 

 
Minimum requirements
Server Intel® or AMD processor; 2 GHz or faster processor

2 GB or more

Client

Intel® or AMD processor; 1.5 GHz or faster processor

1 GB or more

 

 

Microsoft Windows Supported
Name

Microsoft Windows Operating Systems

 

 

 

Microsoft .Net

IT Asset Tool
Name
Version
Download

Server

Microsoft .NET Framework 

4.6

2.0

Link

Link

Client

4.5

Link

 

 * In order to activate and check the advanced features, an internet connection is required.

 

To update IT Asset Tool from a preview version you need to follow the steps below:

 

 

how to Update it asset tool Step Description for installer IT Asset Tool 
1 Download New Version of IT Asset Tool Installer Pakage
2 Unzip It
3 Stop the Windows Service "DaemonIAT"
4 Execute the installer
5 Follow the step of installer
6 Restart Windows service "DaemonIAT"
7 Start your software asset and Inventory your software

 

 

To perform an inventory of each computer of network, the IT Asset Tool Ciient may be executed configuring the ClientIAT.exe to run at startup of Windows Users.

The IT Asset Tool client can be configured at Windows's Autorun or managed through domain group policy.

 

Network scan in the domain environment:

Open "Group Policy Management" in your Windows Server and create a New Policy.

Edit the new policy as below:

 Deploy IAT Client with Windows GPO

 

Explore the User Configuration tree and find "Script (logon/Logoff)" under Wndows Settings.

 

GPO IAT Client

 

Now at startup of Windows Users you need to configure the File "ClientIAT.exe" hosted in a shared network directory accessible to windows users.

In the "Script Parameters" field insert the required option to contact correctly your IT Asset Tool Server as in this guide.

 

Start Parameters of Client IAT

 

Now we assign the policy to users who should make an inventory software.

 

 

 

IT Asset Tool Client and Server don't require any installation but it needs a simply configuration that can be made from the "config" menu.

 

Configuration menu

 

The new interface permits to set any parameter and configure the new feature of the automated reports.

 

Field: Description:
Server Port Allows to set the listening port of IAT Server. (Defalut:18888)
MaxDayToKeep

Allows to set the Max day to keep any data of process in IAT database. Data older than the "MaxDayToKeep" are deleted. (Default:7)

SmtpServer

Allows you to set the IP of the SMTP server to send automatic reports.

SmtpPort

Allows you to set the Port of the SMTP server to send automatic reports.

SmtpUser

Allows you to set the User of the SMTP server to send automatic reports. If the server does not require authentication, leave the field empty

SmtpPassword

Allows you to set the Password of the SMTP server to send automatic reports. If the server does not require authentication, leave the field empty

ErrorLevel

Allows to set the verbosity output of log.( Defalut:LOG_WARNING) 

MailFrom

Allows to set the sender of automatic reports.

Mail Autentication SSL/TSL

Allows to set the autentication type of the SMTP server to send automatic reports.

Log to Registry Event

Allows to set the output of Logs. If checked, the event viewer will show the events of IT Asset Tool according to verbosity set with the Option ErrorLevel.

Capture Exception

Allows to set the Debug Mode showing any Error message to report it at it-asset-tool.com 

Persistence

Allows updating the software data at each reception. If disabled, the software data after the first sending is discarded. 

 

Remember that to collect the data of the clients the Windows Service "DaemonIAT" must  be running. You can install following this guide (Install as Service).

 

In the right side of the "config" menu you can schedule automatic PDF reports via e-mail by following the guide at the following link "schedule a software inventory report".

In order for the IT Asset Tool Client to correctly collect and forward the collected data to the Vs server, it must be executed with some parameters.

Example of error Launcing IT Asset Client

As you can see in the above screen in case they are not inserted IT Asset Tool will show you what boot parameters are required. The IT Asset Tool client requires some parameters to start sucessifuly.

Below the complete guide to client parameters.

 

Parameters Value Required Description
server IP Address Yes Set the server IP of IT Asset Tool Server
port 0-65536 Yes Set the port Listen of IT Asset Tool Server
senddelay 0-86400000 Yes Set the interval in milliseconds to send data to Server ***
debug True-False No Set Debug mode to show the log messages in the Client Console
admin User Admin No Set the name of User Admin for audit log. Default is Administrator
autouninstall True-False No Enable the Centralized Uninstallation of Software from IT Asset Tool Management. Default False

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*** At the start-up of ClientIAT.exe, the first inventory software starts after 3 minutes in order not to slow down the start-up of the operating system.

 

Example:

"\\server-it-asset-tool\client\ClientIAT.exe "  server=192.168.0.100 port=18888 senddelay=3600000 admin=Brian

This row launches the client from network shared folder and then the client sends the data that it collects to port 18888 of server 192.168.0.100 every hour. In addition will be logged every login by Brian.

 Client IAT in debug mode 

 Once the initial three minutes have elapsed, the client will begin to analyze the Computer and then display a report of the data collected and sent to the IT Asset Tool Server.

 

As best practice, we suggest to share the client application (requested procedure during the installation) and execute it with a windows group policy. 

IT Asset Tool Client and Server need an exception of firewall port to comunicate between each other. By default the Server listens to the Tcp Port 18888 but can be customized.

 

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