Windows Software Audit Tool

Audit the software configuration of your Windows servers and workstations

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Keep a record of the software settings on your Windows servers and workstations with our network documentation tool XIA Configuration.

  • Check the software installed on all your Windows servers and workstations
  • Detect changes to the software configuration of your Windows machines
  • Audit which versions are installed across your environments
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Software information audited by XIA Configuration

Find out more about the software settings audited by XIA Configuration below:

Software Summary

Provides a summary of software related information.

  • Operating System Name
  • Service Pack
  • Number of Installed Programs
  • Number of Event Logs
  • Number of Environment Variables
  • Number of Scheduled Tasks
Screenshot of the Windows machine Software Summary in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot of the Windows machine Software Summary in the XIA Configuration web interface

.NET Framework

Determine the .NET Framework versions installed.

  • Name/Version
  • Installed/Not Installed
  • Service Pack
Learn more > Screenshot showing .NET Framework versions installed in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot showing .NET Framework versions installed in the XIA Configuration web interface

File System

Retrieve information about files on your Windows machines.

  • Located
  • Full Path
  • File Size
  • Creation Date
  • Last Accessed & Modified
  • File Type
  • Hidden
  • Read Only
  • Encrypted
  • Compressed
  • File Hash
  • Security
  • NTFS Permissions
  • File Contents
Screenshot showing File details in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot showing File details in the XIA Configuration web interface

Windows Event Logs

The Windows Event Log stores information about significant occurrences in the system or in a program in a log. The Event Log Service records application, security, and system events which can be viewed with Event Viewer. This can help identify, diagnose and predict system problems.

Document the Windows event logs.

  • Name
  • Creation Date
  • Filename
  • File Size
  • Maximum File Size
  • Number of Records
  • Overwrite Policy
Screenshot showing Event Logs in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot showing Event Logs in the XIA Configuration web interface

Windows Event Log Entries

  • Event ID
  • Type
  • Source
  • Message
Screenshot showing Event Log Entries in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot showing Event Log Entries in the XIA Configuration web interface

Environment Variables

Document environmental variables. Variables can be user based or SYSTEM variables which are accessible to all users.

Supported on Windows 2000 and above
  • Variable Name
  • User Name
  • Value
Screenshot showing Environment Variables in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot showing Environment Variables in the XIA Configuration web interface

Installed Software

Check the software installed in Windows across your environments.

  • Name
  • Publisher
  • Platform
  • Version
  • Installation Date
Learn more > Screenshot showing Installed Software in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot showing Installed Software in the XIA Configuration web interface

Internet Settings

View internet settings including system level proxy settings.

  • Internet Explorer Version
  • System Proxy Connection Type
  • Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration
Screenshot showing Internet Settings in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot showing Internet Settings in the XIA Configuration web interface

ODBC Configuration

Automatically detect information about 32bit and 64bit ODBC drivers and data sources with built in support for Microsoft SQL server, Oracle, MySQL and Microsoft Office ODBC drivers.

  • Drivers
  • ODBC Data Sources
Learn more > Screenshot of Microsoft Access data source settings in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot of Microsoft Access data source settings in the XIA Configuration web interface

Operating System

Automatically detect the following core operating system information:

Operating System

  • Operating System Name
  • Service Pack

General Information

  • Version Number
  • Operating System Architecture
  • Server Installation Type
  • Build Number
  • Build Type
  • Code Page
  • Country Code
  • Last Bootup Time
  • Install Date
  • Locale
  • MUI Languages
  • Operating System Language
  • Serial Number
  • Windows Directory
  • System Directory

Naming and Role

  • Domain / Workgroup Name
  • Domain / Workgroup Role
  • NetBIOS Name
  • Fully Qualified Domain Name

Timezone

  • TimeZone Name
  • Daylight Savings Time
  • Timezone Bias

Registry

  • Registry Size (Current)

Page Files

  • Name
  • Initial Size
  • Maximum Size
Screenshot of Operating System information in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot of Operating System information in the XIA Configuration web interface

PowerShell

Check the PowerShell version on your Windows machines.

  • PowerShell Settings
  • Permissions
  • Audit Rules
Learn more > Screenshot of PowerShell settings in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot of PowerShell settings in the XIA Configuration web interface

Running Processes

View information about the processes that were running at the time of the scan.

  • Name
  • Description
  • Process ID (PID)
  • Parent Process ID
  • Command Line
  • Executable Path
Screenshot of Running Processes in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot of Running Processes in the XIA Configuration web interface

Roles and Features

Document Windows server roles and features.

Supported on Windows Server 2008 and above.
  • Name
  • Parent Name
  • Install State
Screenshot showing Roles and Features in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot showing Roles and Features in the XIA Configuration web interface

Desktop Optional Features

Document Windows Desktop optional features.

  • Display Name
  • Name
  • Install State
Screenshot showing Optional Features in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot showing Optional Features in the XIA Configuration web interface

Startup Commands

Audit the commands configured to run at startup.

  • Command
  • Location
  • User
Screenshot showing Startup Commands in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot showing Startup Commands in the XIA Configuration web interface

Registry Keys and Values

Retrieve information about registry keys and values.

Registry Keys

  • Display Name
  • Hive
  • Located (True/False)
  • Values
  • Security
  • Permissions
  • Audit Rules

Registry Values

  • Display Name
  • Type
  • Value
  • Located (True/False)
  • Parent Key
Learn more > Screenshot of Windows machine registry keys and values in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot of Windows machine registry keys and values in the XIA Configuration web interface

Task Scheduler Library

The Task Scheduler Library automates tasks that perform actions at a specific time or when a certain event occurs and replaces Scheduled Tasks on previous versions of Windows.
The following information is retrieved on Windows Server 2008 and above:

General

  • Name
  • Task Path
  • Author
  • Enabled (True/False)
  • Hidden (True/False)
  • Version

Settings

  • Allow Task To Be Run On Demand
  • Run After Missed Scheduled Start
  • Task Failure Restart
  • Execution Time Limit
  • Force Terminate Tasks
  • Delete Expired Task
  • Multiple Instance Action

Conditions

  • Idle Duration
  • Disallow Start On Batteries
  • Stop Task When Going On Batteries
  • Wake Computer To Run Task
  • Network Requirement

Security

  • Account Name
  • Logon Type
  • Use Highest Privileges

Execute Action

  • Command
  • Arguments
  • Working Directory

Trigger

  • Summary
  • Delay Task
  • Repetition
  • Stop Tasks At Repetition Duration End
  • Execution Time Limit
  • Activate Task
  • Activate Task (Synchronize)
  • Task Expiry
  • Expire Task (Synchronize)
  • Enabled (True/False)
Note: The information retrieved from operating systems below Windows Server 2008 varies from the above. Screenshot of Scheduled Task settings in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot of Scheduled Task settings in the XIA Configuration web interface

Windows Services

Audit your Windows services settings.

  • Name
  • Description
  • Advanced Information
  • Dependencies
  • Log On Account Name
  • Recovery Options
Learn more > Screenshot of a Windows Service in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot of a Windows Service in the XIA Configuration web interface

Windows Time

Document your Windows Time service settings.

  • Active Directory Domain Role
  • Service Information
  • Global Settings
  • Client Settings
  • Server Settings
Learn more > Screenshot of Windows Time service settings in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot of Windows Time service settings in the XIA Configuration web interface

WinRM Settings

Windows Remote Management (WinRM) is the Microsoft implementation of the WS-MAN management protocol, and the underlying communication technology used by PowerShell remoting.

Windows Remote Management (WinRM) Settings

  • Is Installed (True/False)
  • Allow remote server management through WinRM
  • Default HTTP Port
  • Default HTTPS Port
  • Service Version
  • Trusted Hosts Source
  • Trusted Hosts
  • Use HTTP Compatibility Listener
  • Use HTTPS Compatibility Listener

Listener Settings

  • Enabled (True/False)
  • Port
  • Protocol
  • URI Prefix

WinRM Service

  • Start Mode
  • Service State
Screenshot showing WinRM Settings in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot showing WinRM Settings in the XIA Configuration web interface

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