[Fusioninventory-user] Can Windows agent read arbitrary values from Registry?

Guillaume Rousse guillomovitch at gmail.com
Mon Oct 10 15:23:36 UTC 2011

Le 10/10/2011 17:07, Chris Wood a écrit :
> Is there a way to read arbitrary registry values using the Fusion agent?
> We have hundreds of Windows PCs that have various use assignments. The
> admins have saved these values in the Windows registry using BigFix. Is
> there a way to tell fusioninventory-agent to read an arbitrary registry
> value?
> I'm thinking it would be very useful to have an option something like this:
> --read-registry
> "Location"="[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\BigFix\EnterpriseClient\Settings\Client\Location]value"
> and be able to specify it multiple times:
> --read-registry "Type"="[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\TA Software\PC
> Configuration]Category"
> --read-registry "Comments"="[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\TA Software\PC
> Configuration]Subcategory"
> --read-registry "Inventory number"="[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\TA
> Software]AuditID"
That's possible, but it's a server setting only, meaning you can't give 
it from command line, only from the server requesting the inventory. And 
whereas I know how to do it from OCS server, I'm not even sure you can 
do it from a GLPI server. On the other hands, parameters as --no-printer 
or --no-software can't be passed from the server at all. Yes, this lacks 

BOFH excuse #25:

Decreasing electron flux

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