BigFix Retrieved Properties List
Stanford University respects your privacy, and BigFix does not collect any direct personal identifiers (email, calendar events, contacts, personal files, etc) from your laptop or desktop computer.
Properties in red are essential to the basic functioning of the BigFix service at Stanford, and are retrieved from all participating computers. Other properties are not retrieved by default, but are available to local BigFix console operators who wish to retrieve them. For computers in the Students and Other BigFix management groups, only those properties in red will be retrieved.
|The vendor, version and/or date of your computer's BIOS.
|Your computer's model name as provided by the vendor; also indicates whether your computer is a "laptop," "workstation," or "server" (that is, running one of the server editions of Windows).
|The type (vendor/model) and speed of your computer's central processor.
|Free Space on System Drive
|The size of and amount of free space available on your computer's boot volume (typically drive C).
|Free and Total Space of Drives
|The size of and amount of free space available on all of your computer's fixed physical and logical drives.
|The amount of RAM (random access memory) installed in your computer.
|Your computer's serial number as provided by the vendor.
|USB Mass Storage Device
|Make, Model, Serial Number of externally connected USB Mass Storage Devices
|Blank Password Check
|Checks for blank passwords for all local user accounts on your computer. Only the account names without associated passwords are retrieved; any of these accounts that are disabled or have administrator rights are labeled as such.
|Boot Time of OS
|The date and time at which your computer was last started.
|LM Compatibility Level
|The level of security required for authentication between your computer and a remote computer.
|The version of the operating system installed on your computer.
|OS and Service Pack
|The version of Windows installed on your computer, including its Service Pack level.
|The localized version of Windows installed on your computer.
|The name entered as "Owner" when your computer was first set up.
|The currently logged-on user's Windows account name.
|Windows Automatic Update
|Indicates whether the Windows Automatic Update service is running on your computer, in what mode it is running, and if running on a schedule, the day and time at which the service checks for updates.
|Active Directory Path
|Your computer's location (if any) in a Windows Active Directory domain.
|The value entered in your computer's "Computer Description" field.
|Your computer's "computer" (or "NetBIOS") name as it appears in the System Properties control panel (Windows) or System Preferences Sharing preference pane (Mac).
|Your computer's local computer name or registered host name followed by its current IP (Internet) domain as assigned by your Internet Service Provider.
|The Windows NT domain or workgroup to which your PC belongs (if any).
|Your computer's current IP (Internet) addresses as assigned by your Internet Service Provider.
|The hardware addresses of your computer's network interface cards.
|BES Client Version
|The version number of the BigFix client installed on your computer.
|BES Console Version
|The version number of the BigFix console (if any) installed on your computer.
|BES Relay Version
|The version number of the BigFix relay service (if any) installed on your computer.
|BigFix Relay Selection Method
|Indicates the selection method ("automatic" or "manual") your BigFix client will use in order to locate BigFix relays.
|BigFix Relay Service Installed
|Indicates whether your computer has been configured by an administrator to function as a BigFix relay. This would never be done without your knowledge.
|The list of BigFix administrators who can manage your computer.
|The list of all BigFix client settings on your computer.
|Distance to BES Relay
|The distance in terms of "network hops" (that is, the number of routers traversed) between your computer and the BigFix relay that it is currently using.
|Last Report Time
|The time at which the BigFix client on your computer last communicated with the BigFix server.
|Indicates whether your computer has been "locked," so that the BigFix server cannot take any actions on it.
|The time (if any) at which the "locked" status of your computer will expire.
|The DNS name of the BigFix relay your client is currently using.
|The time and date when the BigFix client on your computer first communicated with the BigFix server.
|The Stanford BigFix management group to which your computer is assigned. This property, along with "SU Subgroup," determines who will have management rights for your computer.
|The Stanford BigFix management subgroup to which your computer is assigned. This property, along with "SU Group," determines who will have management rights for your computer.
Stanford University information
|Indicates which groups (if any) your computer is a member of, such as the "DCM Systems" group or the "Sustainable IT" group, by virtue of certain other properties, such as special management requirement or the presence of special software..
|Email address to use when notifying you of any changes to the BigFix service.
|Indicates whether or not your computer is owned by Stanford University, and provides the Stanford University property tag number of your computer, if one has been recorded.
|SUNet IDs enrolled
|SUNet IDs of all enrollees on this computer
|High Risk Data by SUNet ID
|SUNet IDs claiming access to High Risk Data
|SUNet ID of the primary user
|SU Affiliated SUNet IDs
|SUNet IDs of users who say they're Stanford-affiliated
|Shared No Primary
|Shared Responsible Employee
|Primary SUNet ID of person responsible for a shared computer
|Shared Computer Type
|Kiosk, Lab, Other
|Running in Virtual Machine
|Currently Logged in users
|Used for Stanford Work
|SU High Risk
|Someone, anyone has said "yes" to High Risk Data
|CrashPlan server URL
|Name of the CrashPlan server the client backups to
|CrashPlan Client GUID
|Unique ID assigned to the CrashPlan client
Last modified July 6, 2022