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FNMS2021R1 Inventory of Windows Registry and process unknown evidence from registry

Dear Flexera,

In FNMS2021R1 Inventory of Windows Registry has been formally introduced:

It seems to me that this is not completed yet as it the values are only available in the inventory device property sheet Evidence tab, when you select the WMI sub-tab.

Now I would also expect that you can process and link registry (WMI Evidence) So I have checked 

Unrecognized Evidence-->Installer Evidence and then try to filter on WMI or Registry.

Unfortunately non of the two is vissable.

Am I thinking wrong or did Flexera missed something here with the implementation?



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If I follow your comments right, I think you are looking for a way to see WMI evidence (including gathered registry data that is modelled as WMI evidence) that has been imported from all devices - similar to how the Unrecognized Evidence and All Evidence grids holistically show installer and file evidence. Is that right?

I don't know of any interface in the FlexNet Manager Suite web UI that summarizes WMI evidence data in that way - I don't think it is exposed anywhere except on a per-device level on the Evidence tab when viewing a device. The raw data is obviously available in the compliance database if working with data at that level is helpful.

For reference, here is an idea which is partially related to this: FNMS-I-219: Expose WMI evidence matching.


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Hi Chris,

Thanks for your help.

Yes that is what I mean. At this moment FNMS supports collecting Registry entries. But from that point you can only use it for existing ARL Rules. And especially with registry entries you want to create your own applications based on found evidence.

I created an new idea, altough I concider this new implementation only implemented half way..




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