Finding users computer information over WAN

In a large Netware network with hundreds of users, is there a way to find out the model and manufacturer of the computers on the network, their speed, RAM, serial number etc.

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djanoianAsked:
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souseranConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Since this is a one time thing, SpiceWorks may be more than you need.

Why not download System Information for Windows from http://www.gtopala.com/siw-download.html

You can run it on your PC, select Network, Remote Computer, Remote Computer Info and get all the information you need. You may have to do it on one PC at a time, but for what you're doing, it shouldn't take too long.
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souseranCommented:
Presuming you're not averse to spending money on this:

BelManage

http://www.belarc.com/belmanage.html
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souseranCommented:
Sorry. You need something for Netware.

ZENworks Asset Management

http://www.novell.com/products/zenworks/assetmanagement/index.html
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gdrew1Commented:
This is a great utility and one that I think you will find VERY, VERY useful. Best of all.... IT'S FREE!

I have used this for quite sometime within my organization.

http://www.spiceworks.com/

Enjoy!
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souseranCommented:
SpiceWorks is an excellent product. However, it is designed for small- and medium-sized businesses, the "free" price requires you to run the program with their ads in place--to have the ads removed requires a company to become a paid sponsor of the product ($110 per year), and works best in environments with 250 PCs or less.
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gdrew1Commented:
Perhaps the poster should define "hundreds". Given that this is a variable number it is left open to suggestions. My guess is that if there are hundreds of workstations then perhaps the best solution is to purchase something along the lines of Symantec's newly purchased Altiris line or perhaps Microsoft's Operations Manager. BTW - the ads can be removed without becoming a sponsor, however, Spiceworks asks that you do not modify or remove the code and/or files containing the ads.

djanoian,

Is your organization working with a budget or are you just looking for some sort of freeware utility that can be installed on your local workstation that allows enumeration?

-G
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djanoianAuthor Commented:
We'll be going to Netware Asset Management, we also use trackIT8, but it's not fully deployed yet.  I just need to get the make and models of about a dozen people for this one instance only.

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djanoianAuthor Commented:
Thanks.. downloaded Spiceworks.  worked well.
Thanks
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souseranCommented:
If you used Spiceworks, the points here should have gone to gdrew1 as he was the first to suggest that product.
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