Brian Green

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  • Brian Green commented,

    Sorry, that's not true.   Patches that come down through WSUS drop into the .\softwaredownload folder for installation, not in the root of the C: drive.   As you can see, we have up to a year's wor...

  • Brian Green created a post,

    Patches dumping to root?

    Over the last year or so, I've noticed that PDQ-delivered patches are extracting and installing from the root of the hard drive which is both making a mess and causing issues on our limited-drive t...

  • Brian Green created a post,

    Deploying on a interval with heartbeat?

    Quick question -   I'm not sure if the triggers in Deploy 'stack', but what I was looking at doing is sending a package, once every 3  days, to any computer that was online during a schedule.  For ...

  • Brian Green commented,

    The account that PDQ runs under has to have rights to the share or it will fail.   I found it easier to copy all my files down to the box, run locally, and then remove the files when I was done.  T...

  • Brian Green commented,

    I'm using this syntax for my package:   Install-ProvisioningPackage -PackagePath c:\windows\provisioning\project_1.ppkg -QuietInstall -ForceInstall

  • Brian Green commented,

    You can build your own tools into PDQ.  Docs are found here:  https://documentation.pdq.com/PDQInventory/18.1.0.0/index.html?creatingtools.htm

  • Brian Green created a post,

    PDQ Report HTML Formatting

    I create reports for a reporting page using the AutoReport feature.  When it outputs HTML, it's pretty squished - it uses maybe 20% of our screens so all the text is jumbled up.  Is there a way to ...

  • Brian Green commented,

    Thanks, I was able to create an autoreport based on that.  I'd love to see this as an option for creating basic reports, but this will definitely work for now.

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    Querying Heartbeat Status?

    I was writing a report on when the last time I saw a computer was seen on the network.  Not necessarily scanned by PDQ, but the last time PDQ pinged and saw the computer. I see there is a Heartbeat...

  • Brian Green commented,

    If you're going from 1511 -> 1909, I'm going to guess you may have some software, such as an antivirus, that is incompatible with 1909.   You'll want to start digging into logs, most of them are in...