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  • Marcia Britnell

    I have tried this and when I run the report no data is returned. Can someone help me?

    Thanks Marcia

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  • Shane Corellian

    Hi Marcia,

    This could be due to one of a few reasons. Let's hit the easiest one out the gate:

    Make sure your Collection source is set appropriately. Any collection OR computer that is selected when you run a report will become the Collection Source. A report is only executed against a Collection Source. If you want to run against All Computers then make sure that the All Computers collection is selected. You can always change the source by clicking on the button in the report.

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    If you change your source and you still aren't getting any data then please verify that you have scanned for the data. Make sure you scan a computer using the appropriate Scan Profile. After scanning (in the case of the using the Firewall scan profile) open a computer window of a scanned computer and select the Registry panel. Do you see any data in there? More specifically do you see any data related to the Firewall?

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  • Marcia Britnell

    Hello,

    The collection source is set to All computers. I ran the scan again and no data was produced. I clicked on a computer that I know the firewall is on and checked the registry key and this is what was in there....

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  • Shane Corellian

    Update: Report and Scan Profile worked as expected. Always remember that the data in Inventory is only as good as the last scan. Changes made on computers since the last scan are not reported in Inventory with the exception of Online status (heartbeat) and AD Info (Active Directory Syncing).

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