All other inventory types may be purged. All inventory data will be deleted in this case. This operation is also taken into account by the Inventory license which will then be incremented again. If the device for which the inventory is purged does not have a BCM agent installed, that is, it is of topology type Scanned Device, not only the inventory will be purged but the device itself will be deleted from the BCM database.

To purge a device and all its connected data from the database, proceed as follows:

  1. Select the inventory to purge from the list in the left window pane.
  2. Then select the Edit > Purge.

    A confirmation window is displayed on the screen.

  3. Click Yes to confirm and delete all hardware inventory data.
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