Looking to make a custom inventory field to display this info

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The terminal command would be

 system_profiler SPMemoryDataType
Answered 05/22/2013 by: mpace
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  • You could probably use grep or awk to pare it down, but assuming you were talking about a K1000, the custom inventory rule would be something like:

    ShellCommandTextReturn(system_profiler SPMemoryDataType)

    This shows some other options when using system_profiler: http://macstuff.beachdogs.org/blog/?p=21
    • Thanks jknox that worked! It is with the k1000, it outputs it to a script log, are you familiar with how to have it dump the results into a custom inventory field?
      • If you created a dummy software inventory item for it, it would display on the computer's inventory page under Software>Custom Inventory Field. See below. (the results will look a little different for a physical machine, that was a Mountain Lion VM.)
  • it was very informative page thanks
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Answered 05/24/2013 by: jknox
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