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cheap or free tool for site survey of physical servers

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There are many great tools to exports VM info to excel.

I need a similar tool(s) for physical servers.

The tool helps me to export hardware and application info from physical servers during site survey.

Good to include storage tools  (if applicable)
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by:pony10us
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You could modify this script that we used to use to gather information. It was originally executed as part of the log on script.

echo %DATE% > p:\security\pcinfo\%USERname%+%time%.txt
echo. >> p:\security\PCInfo\%USERname%+%time%.txt 
ipconfig /all >> p:\security\PCInfo\%USERname%+%time%.txt
echo. >> p:\security\PCInfo\%USERname%+%time%.txt
set >> p:\security\PCInfo\%USERname%+%time%.txt
echo. >> p:\security\PCInfo\%USERname%+%time%.txt
netstat >> p:\security\PCInfo\%USERname%+%time%.txt
echo. >> p:\security\PCInfo\%USERname%+%time%.txt
::echo "windows update log (c:\winnt\windowsupdate.log)" >> p:\security\PCInfo\%USERname%+%time%.txt
::echo. >> p:\security\PCInfo\%USERname%+%time%.txt
::p:\security\pcinfo\tail c:\winnt\windowsupdate.log >> p:\security\PCInfo\%USERname%+%time%.txt
::if NOT exist c:\winnt\windowsupdate.log echo "windows update log (c:\winnt\windowsupdate.log) NOT found" >> p:\security\PCInfo\%USERname%+%time%.txt


if exist c:\windows dir c:\windows\$NT* /A:H /O:D > c:\updatelog.txt
if exist c:\winnt dir c:\winnt\$NT* /A:H /O:D >> c:\updatelog.txt
echo. >> p:\security\PCInfo\%USERname%+%time%.txt
echo Latest Updates >> p:\security\PCInfo\%USERname%+%time%.txt
echo. >> p:\security\PCInfo\%USERname%+%time%.txt
p:\security\pcinfo\tail c:\updatelog.txt >> p:\security\PCInfo\%USERname%+%time%.txt

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i actually wanted something similar to RVtools
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by:pony10us
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No objection other than to help others in the future searching for this issue it would be nice if you listed what you found.
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I found a freeware that suit my needs
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