This tutorial is to demonstrate the generation of a report of the installed software programs on a set of machines.
Step 1 – Starting a new Scope Action
Go to the Global Management via Scope Action console and create a new scope action with the desired name and scope.
If you have never created a Scope Action before, please refer to the below video and the Scope Action Creation Basics article for more information.
Step 2 – Creating the Action Module
Under Execute the following Action(s), click on Add/Remove > Report Computer Property > Software Products
Choose the items that will appear on the report:
Step 3 – Detecting a specific software product
Use the section called “Only if the following is true” to detect a specific software product or series of products.
Add the following condition:
Add \ Remove –> Set Computer Condition –> Software Products –> Product Name
Condition is “Begins With” or “Contains” or “EQUALS” depending on the desired results.
The Desired Value should be the text that corresponds with the name of the product that is being reported.
This condition will create a report for any machine that has any version of Java 7 installed.
OPTIONAL – If a specific software product is NOT INSTALLED
Click the Set Scope Button and choose the following option:
The report will list all machines that do not have the specified software installed.
Step 4 – Viewing the Report
Here is a sample output of the report.