fusioninventory-netinventory - Standalone network inventory


fusioninventory-netinventory [options] [–host <host> –file <file>]
  --host <HOST>          target host
  --file <FILE>          snmpwalk output file
  --community <STRING>   community string (public)
  --credentials <STRING> SNMP credentials (version:1,community:public)
  --timeout <TIME>       SNMP timeout, in seconds (15)
  --type <TYPE>          force device type
  --threads <COUNT>      number of inventory threads (1)
  --control              output control messages
  --debug                debug output
  -h --help              print this message and exit
  --version              print the task version and exit


fusioninventory-netinventory allows to run a network inventory task without a GLPI server.


  • –host HOST

    Run an online inventory against given host. Multiple usage allowed, for multiple hosts.

  • –file FILE

    Run an offline inventory against snmpwalk output, stored in given file. Multiple usage allowed, for multiple files.

  • –communty STRING

    Use given string as SNMP community (assume SNMPv1)

  • –credentials STRING

    Use given string as SNMP credentials specification. This specification is a comma-separated list of key:value authentication parameters, such as:

    • version:2c,community:public
    • version:3,username:admin,authprotocol:sha,authpassword:s3cr3t
    • etc.
  • –timeout TIME

    Set SNMP timeout, in seconds.

  • –type TYPE

    Force device type, instead of relying on automatic identification. Currently allowed types:

    • POWER
    • PHONE
  • –threads count

    Use given number of inventory threads.

  • –control

    Output server-agent control messages, in addition to inventory result itself.

  • –debug

    Turn the debug mode on. Multiple usage allowed, for additional verbosity.


Run an inventory against a network device, using SNMP version 2c authentication:

$> fusioninventory-netinventory --host
--credentials version:2c,community:public

Run an inventory against a network device, using SNMP version 3 authentication and forcing its type:

$> fusioninventory-netinventory --host my.device --type NETWORKING
--credentials version:3,username:admin,authprotocol:sha,authpassword:s3cr3t