Viewing and Editing Inventory Information for a Computer

The Jamf Software Server (JSS) stores detailed inventory information for each computer. You can view and edit this information from the JSS.

The following table lists the information that you can view and edit for each computer.

Note: Extension attributes are displayed in computer inventory information in the category in which they are configured to display.

Field

Editable

Notes

General Category

Computer Name

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Site

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Last Inventory Update

 

 

Last Check-in

 

 

IP Address

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Reported IP Address

 

 

jamf binary Version

 

 

Platform

 

 

Managed

 

 

Enrollment Method

 

 

Last Enrollment

 

 

MDM Capability

 

 

JSS Computer ID

 

 

Asset Tag

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Bar Code 1

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Bar Code 2

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Bluetooth Low Energy Capability

 

 

Logged in to iTunes Store

 

This value will be reported as “Active” when a user-level configuration profile is installed from Self Service using MDM-enabled credentials

Management Account Username

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Management Account Password

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Hardware Category

Make

 

 

Model

 

 

Model Identifier

 

 

UDID

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Serial Number

 

 

Processor Speed

 

 

Number of Processors

 

 

Number of Cores

 

 

Processor Type

 

 

Architecture Type

 

 

Bus Speed

 

 

Cache Size

 

 

Primary MAC Address

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Secondary MAC Address

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Total RAM

 

 

Available RAM Slots

 

 

Battery Capacity

 

 

SMC Version

 

 

NIC Speed

 

 

Optical Drive

 

 

Boot ROM

 

 

Operating System Category

Operating System

 

 

Operating System Version

 

 

Operating System Build

 

 

Active Directory Status

 

 

Master Password Set

 

 

FileVault Users

 

 

Service Pack

 

 

User and Location Category

Username

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You can assign a user to the computer and populate user information from the Users tab. (For more information, see User Assignments .)

 

Full Name

 

Email Address

 

Phone Number

 

Position

 

Department

 

Building

 

Room

Security Category

System Integrity Protection

 

Displays whether System Integrity Protection is enabled for a computer (collected for macOS 10.11 or later only).

For more information, see the Working with Apple's Gatekeeper and System Integrity Protection Features in Jamf Pro Knowledge Base article.

Gatekeeper

Displays whether Gatekeeper is enabled for a computer (collected for macOS 10.9 or later only).

For more information, see the Working with Apple's Gatekeeper and System Integrity Protection Features in Jamf Pro Knowledge Base article.

Purchasing Category

Purchased or Leased

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You can look up and populate purchasing information from Apple’s Global
Service Exchange (GSX).
(This requires a GSX connection set up in the JSS. For more information, see Integrating with GSX.)

 

PO Number

 

PO Date

 

Vendor

 

Warranty Expiration

 

AppleCare ID

 

Lease Expiration

 

Purchase Price

 

Life Expectancy

 

Purchasing Account

 

Purchasing Contact

 

Extension Attributes Category

 

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Non-script extension attributes only

Displays a list of custom data fields collected using extension attributes.

Storage Category

Model

 

 

Revision

 

 

Serial Number

 

 

Drive Capacity

 

 

S.M.A.R.T. Status

 

 

Number of Partitions

 

 

Name

 

Displays the name of the partition

Size

 

Displays the size of the partition

% Used

 

Displays the % used of the partition

Available

 

Displays space available for Boot Partition.

FileVault 2 State

 

Displays the FileVault 2 State of the partition

This value will be reported as “Unknown” when:

  • Inventory has not been updated since the last JSS upgrade

  • The JSS is unable to detect encryption status due to an error

Core Storage Partition Scheme

 

Displays the core storage partition scheme of the partition

Disk Encryption Category

Last Inventory Update

 

 

FileVault 2 Partition Encryption State

 

This value will be reported as “Unknown” when:

  • Inventory has not been updated since the last JSS upgrade

  • The JSS is unable to detect encryption status due to an error

Individual Recovery Key Validation

 

Displays whether the individual recovery key on a computer matches the individual recovery key stored for that computer in the JSS

This value will be reported as “Unknown” when:

  • macOS version is 10.8 or earlier

  • No recovery key in the JSS to validate against

  • Inventory has not been updated since the last JSS upgrade

Institutional Recovery Key

 

 

Disk Encryption Configuration

 

 

FileVault 2 Enabled Users

 

Displays the usernames of FileVault 2-enabled users on the computer

Peripherals Category

 

 

Displays a list of peripherals associated with the computer

Licensed Software Category

 

 

Displays a list of licensed software titles installed on the computer

Applications Category

 

 

Displays a list of applications installed on the computer

Fonts Category

 

 

Displays a list of fonts installed on the computer

Plug-ins Category

 

 

Displays a list of plug-ins installed on the computer

Profiles Category

 

 

Displays a list of profiles installed on the computer

iBeacon Regions Category

 

 

Displays a list of iBeacon regions that the computer is currently in. (This category is only displayed if the Computer Inventory Collection settings are configured to monitor iBeacon regions. For more information, see Computer Inventory Collection Settings.)

Certificates Category

 

 

Displays a list of certificates installed on the computer

Package Receipts Category

 

 

Displays a list of packages installed by Installer.app or Software Update, and a list of packages installed or cached by the Casper Suite

Software Updates Category

 

 

Displays a list of software updates available for the computer

Local User Accounts Category

 

 

Displays a list of local user accounts and information about them

Printers Category

 

 

Displays a list of printers mapped to the computer and information about those printers

Services Category

 

 

Displays a list of active services

Attachments Category

 

 

Displays a list of files attached to the inventory record

Upload and delete attachments

Viewing Inventory Information for a Computer

  1. Log in to the JSS with a web browser.

  2. Click Computers at the top of the page.

  3. Perform a simple or advanced computer search.
    For more information, see Simple Computer Searches or Advanced Computer Searches.

  4. Click the computer you want to view information for.
    If you performed a simple search for an item other than computers, you must click Expand images/download/thumbnails/15182254/Add_icon.png next to an item to view the computers related to that item.
    The computer's inventory information is displayed.

  5. Use the categories to view information for the computer.

Editing Inventory Information for a Computer

  1. Log in to the JSS with a web browser.

  2. Click Computers at the top of the page.

  3. Perform a simple or advanced computer search.
    For more information, see Simple Computer Searches or Advanced Computer Searches.

  4. Click the computer you want to edit information for.
    If you performed a simple search for an item other than computers, you must click Expand images/download/thumbnails/15182254/Add_icon.png next to an item name to view the computers related to that item.
    The computer's inventory information is displayed.

  5. Select the category that contains the information you want to edit and click Edit.

  6. Make changes as needed.
    If you are editing purchasing information, you can click Search images/download/thumbnails/15182254/Search_icon.png to look up and populate information from Apple's Global Service Exchange (GSX).
    Note: This button is only displayed if you have a GSX connection set up in the JSS.
    If you are editing user and location information, the changes are applied in the Users tab. This specified information is also applied in the inventory information for mobile devices, peripherals, and other computers that the user is assigned to. (For information on assigning a user to a computer or removing a user assignment, see User Assignments.)

  7. Click Save.

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