How To Work
The IT Asset Tool a Software Asset Management suite designed for a complete integration with your Windows Domain.
Network scanning can be performed in two different ways, the first mode is the "Agent Less" while the second is the "Client / Server" mode. The first can be used in a Windows domain because it's integrates with Active directory while the second is suggested for small networks.
Agent Less Mode
The simplest and most effective way to scan your network is to take advantage of the integration with Active Directory to index the hosts in Agent Less mode. This type is the simplest to implement thanks to the exclusive 1 cick configuration tool and allows a more in-depth host scan.
Client / Server Mode
IT Asset Tool is composed by a server and a client application the first server (ListenerIAT.exe) collect all data from client (ClientIAT.exe) of IT Asset Tool of your computers network. Another application allows the configuration and use of data collected by IT Asset Tool (IATMng.exe).
The Listener executed automatically from a Windows Service named "DaemonIAT" receives the client data and writes them in a SQLITE Database or Microsoft SQL for a simple consultation.
To execute IT Asset Tool Client in your computer, the automatic best practice is to create a shared "Read Only" Directory in server host to deploy the application client on your Local Network and to execute it to the computer clients with a simple Windows Group Policy.
With these easy steps you can manage automatically all software and hardware installed on the network.