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OCS agent in server initiated communication mode?

Good morning everybody

I'm quite new in the OCS world so please let me ask this simple (?) question. A first quick forum search didn't led me to the answer, but maybe you know it or know where I can find it:

Is it possible to establish the communication between OCS server and the client's agent in a server initiated way? We have a few machines running in the www for which it is much easier to let the server connect to them instead of making the server reachable for their agents.

Thanks a lot for your help!
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I'm quite new', sure.

Agent sending inventory is more efficient than a server ask agent ! Due doing hardware and software inventory need some time ! Look at size of xml file inventory.
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@jacqhesh Thanks a lot, but the point of efficiency is clear so far. My handicap is that we have a few separated systems which cannot reach the server by network design. To change this would be a little difficult because of security reasons.

But if I understand your answer correctly the way of sending inventory is possible, too? Can you tell me, how or give me a link for a manual / description?

Thank you
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