BigFix Inventory: Catalog Update published 2022-08-18

BigFix Inventory content update

Published site version:
BigFix Inventory v10 - version 154.

BigFix Inventory delivers increased value and demonstrates HCL’s commitment to both HCL and IBM clients.

This update offers the following enhancement
Added discovery capability to discover 880+ new software versions including but not limited to the following software manufacturers: Adobe,, Citrix, Dell Computers, General Electric, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Kodak, Microsoft, Logitech Inc, NVIDIA, RED HAT, Schneider Electric.

Software Data Harvesting Tool for BigFix Inventory has been improved to collect better data.

Planned improvement for catalog processing
Efficiency improvement is planned for the next release of BigFix Inventory v10.0.10.0. Old software signatures are planned to be removed from BigFix Inventory main catalog which will result in better performance overall. Deleted signatures refer to software and versions with very low probability of being active or deployed.

Deleted signatures will be still available as custom catalog content for customers who request specific titles and versions through the standard support channel.

For signature list planned for deletion see:

To browse the full catalog content, use the Software Components report in BigFix Inventory.

To view the full list of new features and defects that were fixed in this application update, see the following link:

For more information about discovery capabilities please refer to Catalog Release Notes:

Action to take
Installation of this content pack does not upgrade the BigFix Inventory server.

To apply new discovery capability, run the Software Catalog Update fixlet from the BigFix console and then wait for the next data import.

For more information about how to install, maintain, and use this application refer to BigFix Inventory user documentation:

– The BigFix Inventory Team

Is it possible to provide us with the “List of components from which signatures are planned to be deleted in the catalog” in Excel or csv format?

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