Management Point Software Inventory Test

This test reports metrics pertaining to the reports generated by the Software Inventory manager of SMS. With the SMS Software Inventory Manager one can collect information about the applications listed in Add or Remove Programs in Control Panel. By using software inventory, one can collect a significantly larger amount of information about client's software.

Target of the test : A Microsoft SMS

Agent deploying the test : An internal agent

Outputs of the test : One set of results for every Microsoft SMS server monitored

Configurable parameters for the test
Parameters Description

Test period

How often should the test be executed


The host for which the test is to be configured

Measurements made by the test
Measurement Description Measurement Unit Interpretation

Delta reports

Indicates the number of Software Inventory reports marked as Delta.



Reports data generated

Indicates the size of generated reports.



Reports processed

Indicates the number of reports processed successfully or unsuccessfully.



Reports process rate

Indicates the number of reports processed per second.