An update from FusionInventory for GLPI development branch …
The future release will be named 2.3.0, and come with major improvements. This release target GLPI 0.78 as the supported platform. The task management module has been greatly improved.
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Quick overview of the improvements :
Communication mode : both pull and push communication are supported.
</li>* Schedule : The task’s execution can be scheduled. For tasks using push communication, the starting time is the effective startup time of the action. For tasks using pull communication, the starting time defines the time where the server will begin to distribute the task to the agents.
Tasks and Actions : A task can contain an unlimited number of actions. For example a first action will wake up a computer (Wake On LAN) and a second one will perform an inventory.
Target definition : Action’s target, for example an IP range, a list of devices, a dynamic group of devices, etc…