OCS Inventory-NG 2.04 released

OCS Inventory-NG has released version 2.04. Now is a good time to upgrade the server and agents to get the latest bug patches. Download the latest from here. Look for future posts on upgrading from 2.01 to 2.04. read more

Installing OCS Inventory Part 3 (Linux Agent)

Welcome to part 3 of the series on Installing OCS Inventory NG. In this part of the series we will cover installing the UNIX Agent on CentOS 6 (RHEL 6.0 based). Note: OCS Inventory NG Agent for Linux can only be installed locally and cannot be deployed using package manager. Now let’s get started and download the agent from here. For Linux / Unix these are the required modules. PERL 5.8 Perl module... read more

Installing OCS Inventory NG Part 2

As we continue deploying OCS Inventory NG in our network we now must install the agents on our Windows and Linux systems. We at least need to get the agent installed on one Windows system to use the packaging system to deploy the packages. For this post we will just show how to install the agents. Let’s start with installation of a Windows agent. Download the Windows agent from here and unzip the file.... read more

Installing OCS Inventory NG Part 1

With a small office and on a budget needed to find a way to manage our amassing computer equipment. Enter in OCS Inventory NG (Open Computer and Software Inventory Next Generation) OCS Inventory NG is an application designed to help a network or system administrator keep track of the computers configuration and software that are installed on the network. OCS Inventory is also able to detect all active... read more

php-Inventory on CentOS

Found a simple PHP /MySQL solution for tracking Inventory parts to fit a need to track spare computer parts. PHP Inventory is free, open-source, web-based inventory tracking solution, designed to provide small businesses the efficiency of large companies. Inventory Control reduces costly inventory errors, improves customer service, and will increase the value of your business. PHP Inventory is easy to use... read more