Asset management in Azure Active Directory

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Occasional Contributor

Hi, 

Is possible, and if yes how are you doing it, to manage company assets in Azure Active Directory. 

 

I am looking for an asset inventory with level of detail like license expiring, updates status. Not for remotely manage updates and configuration on the asset.

I am able to find the Devices section in Azure portal, but I do not seem that it can read any Device details, e.g. System model/manufacter.

 

I also came across this link in my searches, but not sure this is the right path. Or rather asset inventory at this level is not great through Azure and I need to source another tool?

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/security/benchmarks/security-control-inventory-asset-manageme...

 

Thank you

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None of my customers are using asset management in AAD. It's just not extensive enough

Everyone uses third party systems
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Have not tried it myself but you might be able to access more extensive information using PowerBI:
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/mem/intune/developer/reports-proc-get-a-link-powerbi

As for what is available out of the box I would say it’s pretty limited compare to competitors out there who focus on asset management/inventory.
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Thank you. Would you know any Open-source solutions that would help me with asset management? I am assuming these would be some sort of solution made out of a server/client or agent kind of thing that would be installed on the end-user pc?

Thanks