Alloy Audit Tools Update

Updated in 8.6

Alloy Audit Tools is a collection of computer auditing utilities for Alloy Navigator and Alloy Discovery product families. It provides the detection and identification of hardware and computer equipment on the network.

Alloy Audit Tools consist of the following:

  • Inventory Analyzer — an audit agent for auditing computers. There are three platform-defendant versions of Inventory Analyzer: Windows Inventory Analyzer, Linux Inventory Analyzer, and Mac Inventory Analyzer.
  • Audit Snapshot Viewer — a tool for viewing audit snapshots.
  • Internal dictionaries for identifying network devices and their manufacturers

As soon as a new version of Alloy Audit Tools is released, you can update your audit tools to the latest version.

Updating Audit Tools on Alloy Discovery 8

NOTE: Make sure to close all Alloy Discovery applications on the computer where you install the update.

Perform the following steps to update Alloy Audit Tools:

  1. Stop the Inventory Server
  2. Update Alloy Audit Tools
  3. Start the Inventory Server
  4. Update Audit Agents for E-mail and FTP Audit Sources
  5. Update Audit Agents for Portable Audit Sources

INFO: You can associate audit snapshot files with the Alloy Audit Snapshot Viewer manually. For details, see Associating Snapshot Files with the Audit Snapshot Viewer.