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How do I create report for non Dell machine age

12/12/2019 273 views

Kace SMA 1000 has options for Dell products but not much for Hp. Trying to get manufacturers date to replace old PCs.

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What version are you on? I think in version 9.0 we added warranty support for HP and Lenovo

https://support.quest.com/kace-systems-management-appliance/kb/259176/how-to-configure-hp-and-lenovo-warranty


However, HP is currently having issues on their end with their HP Warranty API. 


Answered 12/12/2019 by: brucegoose03
5th Degree Black Belt

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This feature is currently unavaiable because HP disabled the API to read out these informations from their database.
See here: https://support.quest.com/kb/282650

Find a way how to read out the info (over the web page or similar) and create a custom inventory rule.


Answered 12/12/2019 by: Nico_K
Red Belt

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the fourth character of the serial number is manufacturing year (modulo 10) and the 5th and 6th the week in this year.

You can create a repport with something like :


SELECT  distinct NAME
,SUBSTRING(BIOS_SERIAL_NUMBER,4,1)+2010
FROM
MACHINE
Where CS_MANUFACTURER = 'Hewlett-Packard'
Answered 12/13/2019 by: gwir
Brown Belt

 
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