Capturing Deployment Date w/ 5.0 and 1709

In the past I had a custom software inventory rule that would capture the K2 deployment date and time and assign labels when something had a new image on it:
FileInfoReturn(C:\ProgramData\Dell\KACE\k2000_deployment_info.conf, CreatedDate, DATE)

I have two new things in my environment: The K2 was upgraded to latest version, 5.0.222 and I am testing a new windows iso, 1709. Not sure which of those is the culprit. But thus far the k2000_deployment_info.conf file has not been created. Should I create a new PO task that implements this step manually as referenced in this article? Any other suggestions? After trying to download the zip file and package, I realize it's a broken link. Open to any suggestions.

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Posted by: cserrins 3 years ago
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In 5.0, the k2000_deployment_info.conf file is located at


  • Ooof. I still have the Dell directory because one of the steps installs the K1 agent, so I didn't think something obvious like that. I did search for all conf files, but in the Dell dir. Thanks. - five. 3 years ago
    • with SMA 8.0 also the agent will be installed in this directory so the dell dir is no more needed then... - Nico_K 3 years ago
  • How do you handle the new and old cases? Create a second software inventory rule and apply new labels? Is there a way to check both locations from the same rule? - five. 3 years ago
    • With multiple conditions , AND//OR and check if "PathA or PathB" exists.
      Or use AND and return both.

      Page 421 of the 7.2 K1 Administrator's guide, "Checking for multiple true conditions" - Channeler 3 years ago
      • FileInfoReturn(C:\ProgramData\Dell\KACE\k2000_deployment_info.conf, CreatedDate, DATE) OR
        FileInfoReturn(C:\ProgramData\Quest\KACE\k2000_deployment_info.conf, CreatedDate, DATE)

        Does not work. - five. 3 years ago
      • remove the unessesary spaces and line breaks - Nico_K 3 years ago
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