Operating system product type

In testing on Windows 7 and Server 2008R2, I can’t get the operating system product type inspector to return a valid result. Is it deprecated? Or maybe it only works on pre-2003 versions?

I feel like this same info is in WMI


tuple string items (unique values of integer values of selects "DomainRole from Win32_ComputerSystem" of wmis) of ("Standalone Workstation, Member Workstation, Standalone Server, Member Server, Backup Domain Controller, Primary Domain Controller")

Related: https://bigfix.me/relevance/details/3002560

This is a bit more of an unusual inspector as you have to use another inspector to compare to. So on my Windows 2012 R2 machine:

Q: nt workstation product type = product type of operating system
A: False
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Oh, that is weird. And sure enough, on my Windows 7 machine:

q: (nt server product type = product type of operating system) = False
A: True

I feel like this is slightly more intuitive:

(product type of operating system != nt server product type)

That is the most common one used to prevent server updates :slight_smile:


Oddly enough I was looking into this as relevance criteria for a group that holds only servers. :slight_smile:


Remember there are two types of server returns you can get, we have unique values to indicate a domain controller as well

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