3 Replies Latest reply on Feb 25, 2010 11:06 AM by jabramson

    Force the agent to do a full scan at logon


      8.8 SP3


      Looking at the agent configuraion, the parameter settings are grayed out. When I look at the scheduled tasks after setting up a login scan, I see the command line "/NTT=kqpldcore01:5007 /S=kqpldcore01  /I=HTTP://kqpldcore01/ldlogon/ldappl3.ldz /NOUI" Is there a way to add /scan /f to the command line so the agent will force a full scan?


      The issue is I am querying on items in the inventory and the daily scans at time will not show the item I am querying on is not there.


      Thank you,



        • 1. Re: Force the agent to do a full scan at logon

          I know you can change the start menu command to add more options. You can also modify the inventoryscanner script to include a /F and schedule it. But as for the regular agent scan, I'm not 100%.

          • 2. Re: Force the agent to do a full scan at logon
            egarlepp Employee

            I would imagine you would need to make the changes in the ntstacfg.in# file to accomplish this, though i am not certain. You could not set it there, and then create a script to add the command to the local scheduler to occur at the startup of the system.  I would be careful of this as depending on the number of systems on your core, full scans everytime a system restarts an cause a serious performamce hit to your core and inventory scanner.

            • 3. Re: Force the agent to do a full scan at logon

              I can create a task using a script looking for machines that haven't been scanned in a few days but in my environment, that is several thousand devices. I did go through file ntstacfg.in# and I couldn't find anything in there that I could use to set these parameters.


              I would have to have something that allows some randomization so they don't all start sending inventories starting at 9 am if you know what I mean. Fortunately I do have an off-core inventory server so it shouldn't affect LANDesk that greatly.


              Is there any part of the agent that I can force a full scan instead of a delta once per day since the delta doesn't seem to find all the changes such as Windows Services?