Failure to Schedule Inventory Scanning


You have scheduled Inventory Scanning, but it failed.


Scheduled Inventory Scanning may fail if the Firewall on machine running Desktop Central MSP Server blocks data.


Unblock Firewall Port: Check if the Desktop Central Port (default is 8040) is added to the exceptions list. Follow the steps to add the ports to the exception list:

  1. Go to Start and select Control Panel.
  2. Choose Windows Firewall.
  3. Select the Exceptions tab
  4. Click on Add Port button and add the ports as 8040 or your server http port and 8041 or your secure https port respectively.

Applies to: Schedule Software Inventory Tracking, Schedule Hardware Inventory Tracking, Automate Asset Management

Keywords: Schedule Inventory Monitoring, Track Software Inventory, Monitor Hardware Assets, Manual Scanning, Asset Scan, Inventory Reports