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List of terms

TNI 2 — abbreviation of Total Network Inventory 2. Name and trademark of the described application.

Admin unit (main unit) — GUI application operated by the user. Is installed on a workstation or a server computer and is used for gathering inventory information, viewing it and including it into reports.

Scanning — process of gathering information on hardware and software of a computer or a device.

Storage — application's database.

Minimal system requirements of the admin unit

CPU 1000 MHz
RAM 512 MB
HDD space 30 MB + 0,35 MB per stored asset
Network TCP/IP
OS Windows 2000 or higher
Screen 1280x1024

Database mechanism

TNI 2 database (a.k.a the Storage) is a user-dedicated directory on the hard drive. Each inventoried asset is represented in it as a separate file of specific format. Auxiliary data is stored apart from asset files and include user information, logins and passwords for remote access, etc. All data is encrypted.

It is possible to create several separate storages and switch between them at any time. Asset-related data can be copied to another storage by copying the corresponding file.

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