Network Asset Tracker Pro SE Network Asset Tracker Pro SE

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Network Asset Tracker Pro Special Edition (SE)* is a network inventory solution that enables you to scan all the nodes of your network with just one click. Get complete information about operating system, service packs, hotfixes, hardware and software on remote PCs. Powerful reporting module helps you save a lot of time for preparing asset reports.

* Special Edition (SE) has no ability to get remote screenshot and doesn't have the access to the remote processes.

Compatible with: from Windows NT up to Windows 10

You can get information from remote PC through WMI (agentless method) or, if you have any problems with WMI, you can use "NAT Pro - Agent" installed on remote PC (agent-based method). Network Asset Tracker Pro SE automatically detects if "NAT Pro - Agent" is installed on remote computer. Also you can scan remote computers using logon script.

Three Types Of Scan Available

  • Immediate online scan (agentless method);
  • Immediate online scan using "NAT Pro - Agent" (agent-based method);
  • Inventory using logon script.

Storing Inventory Data In Database

History of scans

You can track changes in inventory data using history of scans.

The database for Network Asset Tracker Pro can reside on any of the following database management systems:

  • Microsoft Access (doesn't require installed any components from MS Office)
  • Firebird
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Oracle

Hardware Inventory

Using Network Asset Tracker Pro you will have up-to-date hardware information about each workstation on your network.

Hardware inventory

Software Inventory

Software inventory

Software & OS-related information:

  • Operating system type, version, build, product key and product ID;
  • Service packs and hotfixes;
  • Shared resources;
  • Startup programs;
  • Product keys and versions of installed software;
  • Running processes.

Inventory of SNMP-enabled Network Devices

    Network Asset Tracker Pro SE can collect data from SNMP-enabled network devices (routers, switches, printers, repeaters, etc.):
  • Description, up time, services, etc...

Data Reporting

Network inventory reports

Just apply the necessary filtering to inventory data, and you can easily generate a report on any topic that interests you. You can export reports in HTML, MS Excel, CSV and RTF formats. By using chart builder you can create your own chart and then export it in HTML.

Examples of reports in HTML format: List-style report, Sheet-style report.

Additional Features

  • Highlighting changes;
  • History of scans;
  • Custom columns;
  • Using "NAT Pro - Agent" for standalone scans;
  • Scheduler.

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How To Use NAT Pro SE in your environment

System requirements

Platform:

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 2008
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 2003
  • Windows XP
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows NT
  • Windows Me
  • Windows 98 (with WMI CORE)

Hardware requirements: no special requirements.

Main Window

On the left side of main window you can see a list of computers, along with host name, IP-address and the date when information was last updated.

You can organize your computers by groups (folders). For this you can use drag and drop.

Hardware Inventory

- folder with computers or folders (for example, it might be department or room).
- computer.
- network device.
- printer.
- computer is on-line and "NAT Pro - Agent" detected.
- network device is off-line.
- network device is on-line.

Getting Started

When you first start the program you need to add computers of your network to the list.

Network Asset Tracker Pro provides three ways to scan your network:

  • Enumerate network for all computers;
  • Add computers by domain;
  • Add computers by range of IP addresses.
  • Add UPnP Printers.

Also, you can add computers to the list manually one-by-one.

Enumerate network for all computers

Network Asset Tracker Pro enables you to scan all available computers on your network with just one click.

To enumerate all computers on your network perform the following steps:

  • Click "Find Computers" button from the toolbar or press "F3";
  • This will start scanning your network for all available computers;
  • To cancel scanning process, click the "Stop finding of computers" button from the toolbar or press "F4";
  • When the scanning process will complete you will see the list of computers.

Add computers by domain

To add computers by domain perform the following steps:

  • Click "Add Computers by Domain" button from the toolbar;
  • An "Add Computers by Domain" dialog box will appear on the screen;
  • Type name of domain;
  • Click "Ok" button.

Add computers by range of IP addresses

Sometimes you need to scan available computers within a particular range of IP addresses. Just provide the starting address, the last IP address and Network Asset Tracker Pro will scan all available computers between that range of IP addresses.

To add computers by range of IP addresses perform the following steps:

  • Click "Add Computers by IP range" button from the toolbar;
  • An "Add Computers by IP range" dialog box will appear on the screen;
  • Type a range of IP addresses;
  • Click "Ok" button.

Add computers manually

To add computers manually you should click "Add Computer by Host Name" button from the toolbar or press "Ctrl+N". Then type a host name of the computer and click "Ok" button.

How to delete computers

To delete computers or folders press "Del" key or select menu "Computer" -> "Delete". Then selected folders and computers will be deleted from the list.

How to get information from remote PC

You can get information from remote computer through WMI (agentless method) or through "NAT Pro - Agent" (agent-based method). By default Network Asset Tracker Pro uses WMI. To use agent-based scan you should install "NAT Pro - Agent" on remote PC. Network Asset Tracker Pro automatically detects if "NAT Pro - Agent" is installed on remote computer.

agent-based method

Just select computers you want to scan and click "Get Info" button from the toolbar or press "Ctrl+I". This will start scanning remote computers.

You can set up the type of information collected from remote computers. To do this select menu "File" -> "Options", then "Scan Properties".

The account attempting remote access should be an administrator on the target computer (for example - domain administrator). If you don't have rights of the domain administrator you can use custom logon name and password for getting info from remote PC. To do this, select menu "File" -> "Options", then "Custom Logon".

How to use the agent on remote PC

If you have any problems with WMI, you can use agent installed on remote PC. You can install "NAT Pro - Agent" from main Network Asset Tracker Pro installation package. Also you can download "NAT Pro - Agent" as a standalone installation package. You can download a standard EXE-package or download a MSI-package for remote deploying through Active Directory.

Main Window

- green color of computer's icon shows that "NAT Pro - Agent" is detected.

You can set up some options of agent installed on remote PC. To do this select menu "Computer" -> "Remote Agent Information".

Remote Agent Information

By default the icon of "NAT Pro - Agent" is visible in system tray on remote computer. You can hide this icon from system tray. To do this select "Hide tray icon" option in "Remote Agent Information" window.

How to use Logon Script

To use logon script select menu "File" -> "Options", then select "Scan Using Logon Script". All you need is to set up shared folder where an inventory tool natagent.exe will be placed and shared folder where resulting files will be saved.

To create a new logon script you should click "Create logon script" button. If you already have logon script please click "Update existing logon script" button.

Usually logon scripts are located in the folder "%systemroot%\SYSVOL\sysvol\domain_name\scripts". You can assign a logon script to a user account. When a user logs on and a path to a logon script is present in the user account, the file is located and run.

The natagent.exe closes immediately after the logon script ends.

Logon Script

How to use custom columns

You can use custom columns for storing your custom information, for example serial number, phone number, etc... To edit data in custom column click "Edit Custom Column" button from the toolbar or click twice on custom data you want to edit.

Edit Custom Column

To manage custom columns select menu "File" -> "Options". Then select "Custom Columns".

Custom Data

In the window "Options" you can add, delete or move custom columns up or down.

How to create report

Network Asset Tracker Pro provides four types of reports:

  • System Info;
  • Software Info;
  • Processes Info;
  • Installed Software.

All that you need is to select report type in menu "Report", then mark information which you want to add to the report. To save settings made for report mark "Save Settings" check box.

You can export reports in HTML, MS Excel and RTF formats.

Example of list-style report: Report.

Example of sheet-style report: Report.

How to use scheduler

To enable scan schedule select menu "File" -> "Options", then select "Scheduler".

Scheduler Network Inventory

All you need is to set up next scan time and period of scans.

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