Bascially its a security issue. We have users installing blacklisted software. I would like to run a report on say"ask toolbar" and would like the report to be generted with the Computer name and user name that the software is installed on. Can someone help?? I created a Report from the wizard option but nothing shows up---See screenshots





You can see in the report it gives the PC name, username, login name but nothing about any of the blacklisted software. i confirmed some of the PC's in the list have, yahoo toolbar, ask toolbar.


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If you are talking about the Kace 1000:

If the software is not listed unde the software section you can create custom inventory software items that look for the existance of a file, registry key or directory (something that you can use to uniquely identify the item).  Then create a report on that custom item with the other info you need added to it.


Answered 08/29/2013 by: SMal.tmcc
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For software such as Ask Toolbar, which you put in your question, you can use the Reports wizard.  On the Reports Module, Reports tab, hit Choose Action - Add New Report (Wizard).

The Wizard has 5 steps.
Step 1: Name the report, fill out the choices, for Report Topic, choose "Computer"
Step 2: Select all of the information you want in the report (Check next to System Name and User Name at least).
Step 3: Drag the items into the order you want the columns.
Step 4: Select how you're sorting the rows.
Step 5: Here's the kicker where you get only the items you want.  Create a filter for the report, so that you only see the machines you want.  Your example app, simply create one that says "Software Title" - "Contains" - "Ask Toolbar"
Save it and run it.

The above 5 steps will give you a report of the machines that have the "Ask Toolbar" in add/remove programs.  Simply modify the filter to look for different items.

All of this said, if the software doesn't show up in Add/Remove programs, you will need to follow the steps that SMal.tmcc mentioned and then create the report, filtering on the custom inventory.

Answered 08/29/2013 by: ShawnCarson
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