Generate a third party software report

Patch Manager includes a set of configuration management reports called Installed Programs and Features. Using these reports, you can create a report that provides a list of clients and all third-party software installed on each client computer.

The following procedure describes how to generate and export a report that lists the third-party software installed on all client computers.

  1. Log in to the Patch Manager Web Console.
  2. Generate a WSUS server inventory.
  3. In the navigation pane, expand Administration and Reporting > Reporting > Configuration Management Reports and select Installed Programs and Features.

  4. In the center console under Reports, select Installed Programs and Features Basic (MS Products Omitted). Th

  5. In the Actions pane, click New Report.

  6. In the Report Definition Builder, define the report fields.

    1. Click + and then click Select Field.
    2. Mouse over Programs and Features and select Name (Programs and Features)
    3. Click + and then click Select Field.
    4. Mouse over Programs and Features and select Display Name.
  7. Click Next.
  8. Add a name to the report.

    For example, Third Party Report.

  9. Select Save the report, and then click Finish.

    The new report displays in the center console under Reports.

  10. Ensure that this report is selected.
  11. In the Actions column under the report name, click Run Report.

  12. In the toolbar, click Export.

  13. Complete the Export Options dialog box.

    1. Select a report format.
    2. In the Export Filename field, enter a new path to store the report or record the existing path for reference.
  14. Click Export.