Import Device Data (Hardware Inventory Data)
Device hardware inventory data can be import via the Sam360 Web Portal ‘Import Data’ page. To import device data…

  1. Log in to the Sam360 web portal.
  2. Click the ‘Settings’ button on the top right of the screen.
  3. Click on the ‘Import Data’ menu option on the left menu bar.
  4. Select ‘Device Data’ from the ‘Data Import Type’ dropdown menu
  5. Click the ‘Choose file’ button to browse for the file to be imported. Select the file and click ‘Open’ Note: Only one file can be imported at a time, the content and format of this file are explained below
  6. Click the ‘Upload’ button.
  7. The device data will now be imported and queued for processing. Data is generally processed within a minute of importing, although this can be longer if the platform is busy.

Import File Format
Device data can only be imported as a single CSV file. The CSV file format used for the device data file is described below.

Device Data CSV format
The Device Data Hardware Inventory Details import CSV file (comma delimited) should contain the following columns.

Column Title Description Sample Value
Name Unique machine name (MANDATORY) Device1
Domain The machines domain name testdomain
DomainFQN The machines domain name, long form testdomain.local
BiosSerialNumber The machines BIOS serial number VMware-50 2f d3 7b d2 44 e7 36-a5 32 d4 b7 91 a7 bc 55
SystemBIOSDate The machines BIOS release date 2014-14-04 00:00:00
ADLastLogonDate The last time the machine connected to AD 2018-04-17 21:45:00
LastScanTime When the last hardware scan was performed 2018-04-17 22:22:00
TotalRAM The amount of RAM the machine has 16382
Processors The machines processor count 4
Cores The total number of cores per processor 1
LogicalProcessors The machines logical processor count 4
ProcessorName The machines processor name Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2650 v2 @ 2.60GHz
SystemProductName The machine model VMware Virtual Platform


A sample Device Data import file can be downloaded here.