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Mass Updating Agent Certificate in Servers

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Updated April 7th, 2016

Overview

This article provides steps to do a mass update of the Agent certificate in all affected servers.

Environment

NPM version 11.5

Steps

Add the .MST file to a Group Policy:

  1. Copy the software installation files (.msi/.mst) to a network share that is accessible to the target hosts to deploy the agent software.
  2. Configure the permissions on the share to ensure that all required users and computers have Read-access to the installation files.
  3. Locate the container in Active Directory (a site, a domain, or an organizational unit (OU)) where you want to advertise the application and access the container properties.
  4. Click Group Policy.
  5. Click New to create a new Group Policy (GPO).
  6. Expand the Computer Configuration\Software Settings container in the GPO to reveal Software Installation,     and then right-click Software Installation.
  7. Select New > Package.
  8. Select your MSI package, then select Advanced for the deployment method.
  9. From the Deployment tab, select the following in the Deployment type/Deployment options section as shown:
    • Note: Your deployment type/options may be different depending on your network.
  10. From the Modifications tab, select your MST file from the network share.
  11. Click OK to complete the setup. The agent is deployed and is registered by Orion (if auto-registration is enabled as defined in the Agent Settings page.

 

When the installation is successful, the agent will appear in the agent list on the Manage Agents page.

 

More information from Mass deploy an agent on Windows for NPM.

 

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