Brigg Angus

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  • Firewall Ports and External Exceptions

    Purpose: PDQ Deploy and PDQ Inventory require both console and target computers have certain firewall ports open. In addition, use of the Central Server feature will require an additional open port...

  • How to Configure PDQ Inventory to Install Microsoft .NET Framework on Your Target Computers

    Purpose:You wish to install the required version of .NET on your target machines using PDQ Inventory. NOTE: Versions 19.0.40.0 and below require .NET 4.5.2 for the console and target machines. Vers...

  • Can't access ADMIN$ share using a local user or LAPS account

    Purpose:When supplying the appropriate user credentials that have local administrator access, you attempt to access a Windows 8x, Windows 10, Server 2012/2012 R2, or Server 2016 computer and receiv...

  • Configuring Central Server - PDQ Deploy

    Purpose:You wish to configure the Central Server feature introduced in PDQ Deploy 13 (requires an Enterprise license). If you are upgrading an existing installation and you have enabled the sharing...

  • PDQ Credentials Explained

    Purpose:You wish to understand the deeper mysteries of credentials: what they do, how they work, when they’re used, and why we have them. Resolution:Credentials will be covered by PDQ product. PDQ ...

  • WMI Diagnostics

    Purpose: You have received an error or are experiencing an issue related to Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI). WMI is used extensively by PDQ Inventory and to a much lesser extent by PDQ Dep...

  • Target Computer Name Mismatch

    PurposeYou receive the error "Target Computer Name Mismatch" or NTLM: Target computer name mismatch. ResolutionThis error is typically encountered when the name of the target machine does not match...

  • LAPS Integration with PDQ Inventory and PDQ Deploy

    Purpose:General guidance on using the Local Administrator Password Solution (LAPS) with PDQ Inventory version 14+ and PDQ Deploy (Enterprise mode required for both products). IMPORTANT: Using LAPS...

  • How to Synchronize Active Directory with PDQ Inventory

    Purpose:  You wish to create a mirror of your Active Directory (AD) infrastructure in PDQ Inventory.NOTE: PDQ Inventory Pro or Enterprise required for AD Sync. Resolution:  Mirroring the AD structu...

  • How It Works: PDQ Deploy

    Purpose You wish to understand how PDQ Deploy installs software. This can be helpful in troubleshooting deployment issues. Resolution Depending on your PDQ Deploy preference settings, there may be ...