The following is a description of the Discovered files folder in Software Management. In here every .exe file located on any computer will be entered. In order to understand the flow from found to registered software, please see the step by step guide below.
As an administrator you will walk through the “other files” folder and locate applications you want to register as applications, this can be for the purpose of metering or tracking.
Letters from A-Z is assigned to folders in which the located .exe files are saved in alphabetic order when located. These folders will contain any .exe file not registered as an application yet.
Right clicking on a known application brings the following possibility:
Unregister file scan
Remove the file from the known files folder.
Right clicking on an unknown application brings the following possibility:
Define application name
Adding a name to an .exe file will move it up to the known files folder. Add the name and click OK.
The registration of exe files by file scan
The software inventory agent locate exe files and enter it to the “other files” folder.
Software is registered as known software and added to the “known files” folder, by giving it an application name. Now the application will be registered by next file scan and moved to the All Software folder.
From the All Software folder you can manage the software by adding license, link to groups etc. You can edit any filed on the software by a right click on a property and click Edit.
Once the software is registered correctly you can use it in your daily operations.