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 === Inventory Data Display in the Inventory Menu === === Inventory Data Display in the Inventory Menu ===
-By clicking on 'Monitoring' -> 'Inventory', it is possible to view all agent inventory data, search and export data to a CSV. 
  
-{{ wiki:in37.png?800 }}+By clicking on **Monitoring** → **Inventory**, it is possible to view all agent inventory data, search and export data to a CSV. 
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 +{{  :wiki:in37.png?800  }}
  
 The fields which could be used for searches are the following: The fields which could be used for searches are the following:
  
-  * **Group:** Choose the agent group you intend to filter by. The user will be able to see only the groups he/she belongs to, unless the user explicitly belongs to the [[en:documentation:04_using:11_managing_and_administration#Group_all|ALL group]]. +  * **Group:**  Choose the agent group you intend to filter by. The user will be able to see only the groups it belongs to, unless the user explicitly belongs to the [[:en:documentation:04_using:11_managing_and_administration#group_all|ALL group]]. 
-  * **Module:** Choose the inventory module you intend to filter by. +  * **Module:**  Choose the inventory module you intend to filter by. 
-  * **Agent:** Type in  the agent name you intend to filter by. +  * **Agent:**  Type in the agent name you intend to filter by. 
-  * **Search:** Type in a text in order to search by all inventory fields.+  * **Search:**  Type in a text in order to search by all inventory fields
 +With searches it is also possible to see all module agents which have an inventory, by selecting All within the search options and clicking on **Search**.
  
-It is also possible to see all module agents which have an inventory by selecting 'All' within the search options and clicking on 'Search'.+{{  :wiki:in38.png?800  }}
  
-{{ wiki:in38.png?800 }}+Or a specific module in all agents with inventory by selecting the module and clicking on **Search**.
  
-Or a specific module in all agents with inventory by selecting the module and clicking on 'Search'.+{{  :wiki:in39.png?550  }}
  
-{{ wiki:in39.png?550 }} 
  
 === Inventory dates and changes === === Inventory dates and changes ===
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 In the detail view of an inventory agent, you may choose the specific inventory report date you want to see through a selector: In the detail view of an inventory agent, you may choose the specific inventory report date you want to see through a selector:
  
-{{ wiki:Vista_inventario_diff.png }} +{{  :wiki:vista_inventario_diff.png  }}
  
 If you see there are dates missing, it is likely to be due to data changes regarding the last inventory execution. That means, Pandora FMS only stores inventory data when these change compared to the last execution. If you see there are dates missing, it is likely to be due to data changes regarding the last inventory execution. That means, Pandora FMS only stores inventory data when these change compared to the last execution.
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 === Exporting the Inventory Data to CSV === === Exporting the Inventory Data to CSV ===
-By clicking on 'Monitoring' and 'Inventory' it's possible to export inventory data which are the result of a filtering to a CSV file. 
  
-Choose the filter and once there is any data, click on 'Export to CSV'.+From **Monitoring** > **Inventory** it is possible to export inventory data which are the result of a filtering to CSV file.
  
-{{ wiki:in40.png }}+Choose the filter and once there is any data, click on **Export CSV**. 
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 +{{  :wiki:in40.png  }} 
 + 
 +A file containing inventory data, separated by semicolon is created.
  
-It creates a file containing inventory data, separated by semicolon. 
  
 === Inventory version differences === === Inventory version differences ===
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 **Block mode** **Block mode**
  
-From Pandora FMS version 5.1, inventory information can be viewed in two columns so differences can be spotted easily. Block mode specifies that the result of an inventory module is a single element, instead of interpreting each line as a different element of the same type, as it has been done in the previously seen inventory modules.+From Pandora FMS version 5.1, inventory information can be viewed in two columns so differences can be spotted easily. **Block mode** specifies that the result of an inventory module is a single element, instead of interpreting each line as a different element of the same type, as it has been done in the previously seen inventory modules.
  
 Block mode is configured when defining a remote or local inventory module: Block mode is configured when defining a remote or local inventory module:
  
-{{ wiki:Block_mode_setup.png?800 }}+{{  :wiki:block_mode_setup.png?800  }}
  
 When there is a module with block mode enabled, it allows seeing the divided view (to visually see the changes): When there is a module with block mode enabled, it allows seeing the divided view (to visually see the changes):
  
-{{ wiki:Diff inventory.png?800 }}+{{  :wiki:diff_inventory.png?800  }}
  
 In the two column view, all differences between one inventory version and another are shown. Even the date filtering version can be seen. In the two column view, all differences between one inventory version and another are shown. Even the date filtering version can be seen.
  
-{{ wiki:Pandora FMS the Flexible Monitoring System 2014-07-01 19.09.10.png?800 }}+{{  :wiki:pandora_fms_-_the_flexible_monitoring_system_-_2014-07-01_19.09.10.png?800  }}
  
 Remember each time an inventory module change is detected, a new event will be generated. Remember each time an inventory module change is detected, a new event will be generated.
  
-{{ wiki:Events inv.png?799 }}+{{  :wiki:events_inv.png?799  }}
  
  
 ==== Inventory alerts ==== ==== Inventory alerts ====
-The inventory alerts added in version 751 help launch specific alerts on the inventory content of an agent group. Similarly to SNMP alerts or event alerts, they are not applied agent by agent but rather they are global, in this case, they are applied by groups.  
  
 +<WRAP center round tip 60%> Version 751 NG or later. (Dec/2020) </WRAP>
  
-<WRAP center round tip 60%> +Inventory alerts help launch specific alerts on the inventory content of an agent group. Similarly to SNMP alerts or event alerts, they are not applied agent by agent but rather they are global, in this case, they are applied by groups.
-Inventory alerts are featured from version 751 (Dec/2020) +
-</WRAP>+
  
-To configure them, go to section //Alerts -> Inventory alerts//+To configure them, go to section **//Alerts → Inventory alerts.// **
  
-{{ wiki:alerta-inventario-1.png?400 }}+{{  :wiki:alerta-inventario-1.png?400  }}
  
 +Inventory alerts have fields similar to other alerts such as name, description, time threshold and action, as indicated in [[https://prewebs.pandorafms.com/manual/en/documentation/04_using/01_alerts|Pandora FMS alert chapter]]. We will focus on what makes them different.
  
-Inventory alerts have fields similar to other alerts such as namedescription, //time threshold// and action that do not require explanation if you know how to use Pandora FMS alerts. We will focus on what makes them different+  * The **group**  in this case works as alert termso alerts will be evaluated for any data that comes from an agent of said group. 
 +  * These alerts also have the option of **disabling event**  to not generate an alert event when the alert is triggeredIt is useful since it is possible that with the inventory alert application many alerts might get triggered with a single execution.
  
-The **group** in this case works as alert term, so alerts will be evaluated for any data that comes from an agent of said group. 
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-These alerts also have the option of **disabling event** help to not generate an alert event when the alert is triggered. It is useful since it is possible that with the inventory alert application many alerts might get triggered with a single execution. //We recommend you to activate it unless you have a broad knowledge of what you are doing.// 
  
 === Alert triggering terms === === Alert triggering terms ===
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 == White list == == White list ==
-Similar to the previous one. Specify a list of elements, for one of the inventory fields, except this time, the inventory module value must be on one of the elements of the list, otherwise the alert will fire. 
  
-{{ wiki:inventory-alert-white-list.png?600 }}+Similar to the [[:en:documentation:04_using:04_inventory#black_list|previous case]]. Specify a list of elements, for one of the inventory fields, except this time, the inventory module value must be on one of the elements of the list, otherwise the alert will fire. 
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 +{{  :wiki:inventory-alert-white-list.png?600  }}