The purpose of this guide is to demonstrate how to create a Custom Inventory rule to display device information from any storage device connected to you clients checking into the KACE K1000 appliance. In this custom inventory example,   you can always modify the syntax to include more/less data. This rule will show device name, device ID, Description, Number of Partitions and Size.


  • Go to Inventory -> Software -> Choose Action -> Add New Item 

  • Give this Rule a Title and select your supported operating systems

  • In the Custom Inventory Field Section, place the following syntax:
    • shellCommandTextReturn(wmic diskdrive list brief)

Note: Press the Yellow ? icon to the left of Custom Inventory Rule to get a quick syntax for availble functions.

  • Press save when done

You will now be able to see the results from the Computer Details section: