Inventory Server

Inventory Server is a multitasking Windows service for running automated tasks and scheduled events in Alloy Discovery. Alloy Discovery supports multiple Inventory Server instances for a single Alloy Discovery database.

The Inventory Server performs the following tasks:

Additionally, the Inventory Server performs various operations when processing received audit data, such as the following:

  • Recognize software products and populate the Software Catalog;

  • Track the Change History;

  • Send alert notifications;

  • Detect audit conflicts and resolves them, if any;

  • Log all events in Alloy Discovery.