Introduction

zCI's Unpredictable Simplicity

zCI is a free computer inventory system. zCI collects inventory data from client computers automatically and store the information in MySQL database server. You can manage and play the inventory data using zCI’s sleek web-based interface.

These are some of zCI’s interesting features:

Download zCI now or you can try zCI offline data collection demo first (safe application).

Latest zCI version 3.1B

June 28, 2008: zCI version 3.1B is released. Server handler file for Windows client inventory is updated to prevent PHP error messages disrupting functionality of the software. Server handler file for Linux client inventory is corrected by removing misplaced comment mark.


April 25, 2008: zCI version 3.1 is released. Integration of zCI client within Windows login script is much eased by using single file only.


May 13, 2007: zCI version 3.0L is released. This version has improved OS name detection for Linux client. Also, automatically-detected monitor serial number can be changed through computer supervision page. The bug for item recording (from version 3.0G) is also fixed.


September 25, 2006: zCI version 3.0G is released. At last, a Java-based Client Software for Linux is successfully created. Additionally, both Linux and Windows client software is able to detect monitor serial number automatically.


February 6, 2006: zCI version 2.2 is released. This version has new Advance Computer Finder, HTTP-POST style client data sending, renewed software inventory and supports implementation in login script. Advance Computer Finder enables IT staffs to search for computers using unlimited multiple filters, such as processor speed, installed application, harddisk size and etc.

HTTP-POST data sending remove space limitation on previous URL-parameter style data sending. Software inventory now reads from Windows Registry, instead of WMI, to get more detailed data of installed applications and faster execution time.


August 29, 2005: zCI version 2.1 is released. This version adds changes tracking capabilities. Computer details page of version 2.0 is moved as supervisor-level page and version 1.0c Computer Details will be the viewer level.


February 15, 2005: Full release version of zCI 2.0 is available. This version 2.0 is massive upgrade of version 1.0c. The most major improvements are zCI now includes comprehensive peripheral management facilities and ability to manage multiple monitors per computer. As addtion to its pre-release version, zCI 2.0 now includes software inventory.


January 20, 2005: zCI pre-release version 2.0 was released. This pre-release version only lack complete 2.0 documentation.


December 22,2004: zCI was updated to version 1.0c. This is the latest complete version of zCI and a minor update to version 1.0b. First change is on engine/readdata.php to fix bug. The bug is network adapters are not registered properly if the cards already registered for other computers. Second changes is on frontend/computer_history.php to standardize title display to regular.


October 28,2004: zCI version 1.0b was released. This is a minor update to version 1.0. We added some enhancements in this release. Java Script client program files is updated to enhance branded/non-branded detection to prevent data overwriting in computer system items.


September 7,2004: First zCI version was released.