MgmtPointHwInv Test

This test reports metrics pertaining to the Hardware Inventory Manager. The SMS hardware inventory feature automatically collects detailed information about the hardware characteristics of clients in an SMS hierarchy. By using this feature, you can collect a wide variety of information about client computers such as memory, operating system, peripherals, services, and processes that are running on the client computer.

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 hardware 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.