How to inventory size of a directory with AM

Document ID : KB000092653
Last Modified Date : 20/04/2018
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It could be interesting to do an inventory of the size of a specific directory to check if a cleanup should be done.

For example inventory the size of c:\windows\temp of all machines

How to do the size inventory of a specific directory ?

1- Download the attached file and uncompress it in order to get the file Dir_Size_Inventory.dms

2- In ITCM Explorer create a new Asset Jobs and choose Job Type "Script"
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3- Click Next and give a name to the Job.
Example : Windows Temp Size
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4- Click Next. And load the file Dir_Size_Inventory.dms

Adapt the 2 following lines with name and path of directory :


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Examples :
  • For c:\temp
  • For C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\WER

5- Click NEXT and on "Set Scheduling" button
In Scheduling options, click on Miscellaneous tab and check option "Job is allowed to run unattended"
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6- Click OK and FINISH

7- Attach this job to the computers or group of computers.

8- Inventory will appear like this under Additional Inventory folder :
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The size appears in different unit sizes : Bytes, KBytes, MBytes, GBytes.
The value is rounded to the lowest integer.
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