Hello everyone,

I'm having an issue with zcm's inventory, where on some workstations it would detect 1000s of parallel ports. Obviously this causes the inventory scan file to grow very large (approx. 25MB!), which I think is what is making the server and the PCs very slow.

here is a snippet of what I see in the inventory xml file:

Code:
<ParallelPort>
            <Component>
              <ComponentOID>b7949a55df5dc6498b717a0464ff831b</ComponentOID>
              <Product>
                <ProductOID>d99235000000000000000000c0000cbf</ProductOID>
                <Manufacturer />
                <ProductName>Parallel Ports</ProductName>
                <ModelVersion />
                <Type>15</Type>
                <Code>3511001</Code>
                <IsLocal>0</IsLocal>
                <ProductCategoryOID>a9e5e4000000000000000090279059b1</ProductCategoryOID>
                <Category>Parallel Port</Category>
                <ProductCategory>Parallel Port</ProductCategory>
              </Product>
              <SerialNumber />
              <AssetTag />
              <DeltaState>1</DeltaState>
            </Component>
            <LogicalName />
            <IsEPP>0</IsEPP>
            <IsECP>0</IsECP>
          </ParallelPort>
          <ParallelPort>
            <Component>
              <ComponentOID>77a764323a55814fae79d66ad80fee6e</ComponentOID>
              <Product>
                <ProductOID>d99235000000000000000000c0000cbf</ProductOID>
                <Manufacturer />
                <ProductName>Parallel Ports</ProductName>
                <ModelVersion />
                <Type>15</Type>
                <Code>3511001</Code>
                <IsLocal>0</IsLocal>
                <ProductCategoryOID>a9e5e4000000000000000090279059b1</ProductCategoryOID>
                <Category>Parallel Port</Category>
                <ProductCategory>Parallel Port</ProductCategory>
              </Product>
              <SerialNumber />
              <AssetTag />
              <DeltaState>1</DeltaState>
            </Component>
            <LogicalName />
            <IsEPP>0</IsEPP>
            <IsECP>0</IsECP>
          </ParallelPort>
          <ParallelPort>
            <Component>
              <ComponentOID>385d075dc99beb4c9459aed9c3240ff3</ComponentOID>
              <Product>
                <ProductOID>d99235000000000000000000c0000cbf</ProductOID>
                <Manufacturer />
                <ProductName>Parallel Ports</ProductName>
                <ModelVersion />
                <Type>15</Type>
                <Code>3511001</Code>
                <IsLocal>0</IsLocal>
                <ProductCategoryOID>a9e5e4000000000000000090279059b1</ProductCategoryOID>
                <Category>Parallel Port</Category>
                <ProductCategory>Parallel Port</ProductCategory>
              </Product>
              <SerialNumber />
              <AssetTag />
              <DeltaState>1</DeltaState>
            </Component>
            <LogicalName />
            <IsEPP>0</IsEPP>
            <IsECP>0</IsECP>
          </ParallelPort>
          <ParallelPort>
            <Component>
              <ComponentOID>f57b89ce1b953c47be3d584126eb54ec</ComponentOID>
              <Product>
                <ProductOID>d99235000000000000000000c0000cbf</ProductOID>
                <Manufacturer />
                <ProductName>Parallel Ports</ProductName>
                <ModelVersion />
                <Type>15</Type>
                <Code>3511001</Code>
                <IsLocal>0</IsLocal>
                <ProductCategoryOID>a9e5e4000000000000000090279059b1</ProductCategoryOID>
                <Category>Parallel Port</Category>
                <ProductCategory>Parallel Port</ProductCategory>
              </Product>
              <SerialNumber />
              <AssetTag />
              <DeltaState>1</DeltaState>
            </Component>
            <LogicalName />
            <IsEPP>0</IsEPP>
            <IsECP>0</IsECP>
          </ParallelPort>
this obviously gets repeated a bunch of times, and what I have noticed is that the <ComponentOID> is always different.

I know I might have to open a SR request, but I just wanted to see if anybody had seen this before.

thanks,

Giordano