Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials Version 2.5 User's Guide


The Schedule page enables you to configure the schedule for the configuration inventory.

The fields displayed in the Schedule page are described in the following table.
Table 1. Schedule. The following table describes the fields displayed in the schedule page.
Field Description
Enable Configuration Inventory Select to schedule configuration inventory.
Run Inventory on Finish Select to run the configuration inventory after the inventory configuration is completed.
Configure Global Inventory Polling Interval

Set the frequency of the inventory in weekly or daily intervals.

  • NOTE: OpenManage Essentials performs configuration inventory only on devices that have already been discovered.
  • Every Week On — Specify the day or days of the week that you want to schedule the inventory and the time that you want it to begin.
  • Every <n> Days <n> Hours interval — Specify the intervals between inventory cycles. The maximum discovery interval is 365 days and 23 hours.
Inventory Polling Speed

Set the amount of resources available for accelerating the inventory poll speed. The faster you set the inventory poll speed, the more resources are required, but less time is required to perform the inventory.

After changing the speed, OpenManage Essentials may take several minutes to adjust to the new speed.

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