Today I learned of a relevance inspector that I had not noticed before.
It was introduced in 9.5.7 for most platforms but I never really noticed it until today when @AlanM mentioned it in our BigFix slack channel.
It seems most useful for three specific use cases.
What is the serial number of the machine, in a cross platform type of way. There are smbios and wmi and other methods for getting at this, which have been in use for a long time. I like that this method is a lot more straightforward and easy.
q: serial of hardware
Is this a BigFix native agent or a plugin representation? This supports the newer Cloud correlation elements of BigFix which join up a real agent running in the OS with the information from the cloud hypervisor about the guest.
q: virtual of hardware
q: uuid of hardware
q: proxied of hardware