Solved

looking for good open source inventory system

Posted on 2012-04-04
5
333 Views
Last Modified: 2012-04-05
Hi

I was looking in to a inventory tracking system that would scan the network and compile a list of equipment. and anyother features if could give. If not open source atleast on the cheaper side of things. i would be greatful for any suggestions. thanks
0
Comment
Question by:mattlast
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 7

Accepted Solution

by:
HaiFai earned 500 total points
Comment Utility
Hi

Im using spiceworks, but well its not only inventory software it has allso helpdesk ticket system and lot of other stuff too, its free.


http://www.spiceworks.com/
0
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:str8jacket29
Comment Utility
I have used a few

Open-Audit is simple and straight-forward   http://www.open-audit.org/

Spiceworks I am using now  http://www.spiceworks.com

Either one works well spiceworks may be a bit easier to get up and running.
0
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:str8jacket29
Comment Utility
0
 

Author Comment

by:mattlast
Comment Utility
i would love to use spiceworks but evidently the powers that be dont like all the outgoing traffic. anyone know how to block that traffic what ports it uses in and out
0
 

Author Comment

by:mattlast
Comment Utility
its also to bad that all your network information is sent out to there servers... im actually suprised IT prof use this as much as they do based on there privey agreement. They are pritty much selling your information to thrid parties...
0

Featured Post

Free Trending Threat Insights Every Day

Enhance your security with threat intelligence from the web. Get trending threat insights on hackers, exploits, and suspicious IP addresses delivered to your inbox with our free Cyber Daily.

Join & Write a Comment

Suggested Solutions

PRTG Network Monitor lets you monitor your bandwidth usage, so you know who is using up your bandwidth, and what they're using it for.
David Varnum recently wrote up his impressions of PRTG, based on a presentation by my colleague Christian at Tech Field Day at VMworld in Barcelona. Thanks David, for your detailed and honest evaluation!
Here's a very brief overview of the methods PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg) offers for monitoring bandwidth, to help you decide which methods you´d like to investigate in more detail.  The methods are covered in more detail in o…
This video gives you a great overview about bandwidth monitoring with SNMP and WMI with our network monitoring solution PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg). If you're looking for how to monitor bandwidth using netflow or packet s…

743 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

10 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now