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Hardware Inventory Best Practices for CM12

While testing new ideas for CM12, we found some interesting issues involving CM12 and collecting new hardware inventory classes. As such, we created a best practices guide for the Enhansoft team to follow. We thought that we would share it with you.

  • Make sure that your SMS Group Name is unique
  • Make sure that your SMS Class Name is unique
  • Make sure that you use your own company name
  • Not all WMI property types can be used by CM12, for example: Real32
  • If you need backwards compatibility with CM07, watch out for the security bug on your Synonyms
  • DON’T use any Microsoft existing classes – CREATE your own classes

READ MORE about SQL Synonym and CM12 Bug.