Luke Nichols

Network Engineer at Kettering University

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  • Luke Nichols commented,

    Ira, This sounds like what you are describing in terms of saving and copying VPN configurations: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/previous-versions/windows/it-pro/windows-server-2012-r2-and-2012/hh...

  • Luke Nichols commented,

    Joshua, You could probably do a WMI query for the Win32_Battery class. See this Microsoft doc for more info: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/cimwin32prov/win32-battery Of course, you...

  • Luke Nichols commented,

    I went down the same rabbit hole a couple of years ago and ended up just giving up. I couldn't get it to deploy properly. Sorry I don't have anything more productive for you. I think ESET has their...

  • Luke Nichols commented,

    Gil, I think the columns for collections are global to your user, so you will see them on all collections. It sounds like you'd be better off just making reports for this instead of collections.

  • Luke Nichols commented,

    Oof, ok. Regardless of what your issue is I would definitely not recommend running a domain administrator as your PDQ service account. The only permissions the account needs is admin rights on the ...

  • Luke Nichols commented,

    Kristopher, What do you mean when you say that your PDQ Scan Service Account is an AD Admin user? Do you mean it has domain admin privileges? Is your PDQ Inventory service account an actual AD mana...

  • Luke Nichols commented,

    Nathan, Here is how I updated my PDQ server's OS last time (2012 R2 -> 2016): Spin up a new server on Windows Server 2016 (or your desired OS) Install the PDQ software on the new server Cut access...

  • Luke Nichols commented,

    Denis, This is functionality that I would like to see as well, but as far as I know PDQ has no granularity at all for user permissions. Any user of PDQ will get full permissions to all of its featu...

  • Luke Nichols commented,

    Tayari, Are you sure that PDQ Inventory has not misidentified this machine? I.e. it may not be showing the machine that it says it is (probably due to a DNS issue). Can you look at the MAC address ...

  • Luke Nichols commented,

    Good call, Chris. I suspected there was an easier way, I just couldn't see it. When you have a shiny new hammer, everything looks like a nail.