I had a custom invetory rule for a software package created in my K1000 Software that used the directory exists function.  The rule was


This worked and counted any version installed until I upgraded to v5.4.  Does anyone know if this is the correct use of the wildcard and if it changed in the latest?  I am using this to count installed copies regardless of the version.




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I use a ShellCommandTextReturn and my wildcard for it looks like

commandline like "%%AppDat%%"

I  had to use a % -do not know if this will help you or not.

Answered 02/08/2013 by: SMal.tmcc
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  • Submit a support ticket so that it can be looked into. Perhaps something changed in 5.4 with regards to wildcard usage.
    • Thanks. I will submit a ticket. I assume I am using the correct syntax, since you are recommending a ticket be opened?
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