Management and Security
Use HP Connection Manager
HP Connection Manager provides useful information about your HP device's network cards. This information is very helpful in activating a network card (for example, you can find the card's IMEI number in a scanned HP device's inventory without having to open up the machine), and in tracking and managing subsequent network connectivity and activity.
IMPORTANT: Verify the proper version of HP Connection Manager
The HP Connection Manager software you install must be version 4.1 or greater.
IMPORTANT: Supported network cards
HP Connection Manager supports ONLY HP-compatible network cards.
Unlike HP Power Assistant, HP Connection Manager itself is NOT configurable. The scanner runs once a day and the scanned information is entered in to the Ivanti database where you can view it in the device inventory. (NOTE: This data can also be viewed in the new HP-specific reports in the Reports tool.)
To view the HP Connection Manager data in the inventory
- Select an HP device from the Network View in the console.
- Right-click the device, and then click Inventory.
- Open the Hewlett-Packard node, and select Connection Manager to see all of the data.
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