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Default BCM software inventory filter only keep 2 first digits in software version, how can I modify it to keep now 3 first digits ?
You can either remove or modify the 'Only keep the first 2 parts in version' software inventory filter.
Here is how to Modify the Software inventory filter.
Step 1: Go to Global Settings -> Inventory Filters -> Software Inventory.
Step 2: Now browse the software inventory Cleaning Filter called "Only Keep the first 2 parts in version"
Click on MODIFY Tag
Now make changes to Match and Data
Match = ^([^.]*)\.([^.]*)\.([^.]*)\.(.*) Data = \1.\2.\3If you want to increase more parts in version then we could also do that.
For 4 parts:
Match = ^([^.]*)\.([^.]*)\.([^.]*)\.([^.]*)\(.*) Data = \1.\2.\3.\4Once done click OK and save it (To save you need to right click on context area of modify tag or from menu bar.)
Step 3: Once saved, now click on the assigned objects -> Assigned the devices or device group where you want to the grab this details.
Click on Activate Software Filter.
Step 4: Now Once the software filter activated we need to re-collect the software inventory again.
- Go to Operational Rules.
- Create new operational rules
- Add steps "Update Software Inventory"
- Assigned the device group or devices.
- Once executed wait for 10-12 mins for all updated software inventory.
Step 5: Once all procedure, now we have to Generate new report for collecting all the information with versions.
Output of report: