SQL Collection Bonus

Did you know that our SQL Collection category of reports found in Enhanced Web Reporting – EWR will allow you to do more than run reports?
Yes it is true!  Once the SQL Collection is installed, you can also create a CM07 / CM12 collection with all of the PCs that have SQL installed on them.
Here is how you can use the SQL Collection to create a collection of all PCs with SQL 2005 Express installed on them.
High level steps:

  • Create a Query just like you would for any other query
  • Under the Criteria tab select ES_SQL05 – PropertyStrValue within Where
  • Change Operator to is like
  • Enter “%Express Edition%” within Value

Your entry should look like the following:

  • Next create a collection as you normally would using the query that you just created.

This feature is also available with other Enhanced Web Reporting – EWR collections of reports:

  • Computer System
  • Keyboard
  • Mouse
  • Operating System
  • Printers
  • Services
  • Windows Experience Index

And, of course, SQL.

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