Luke Nichols

Network Engineer at Kettering University

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  • Luke Nichols commented,

    Yes, you can make this automatic, depending on how you set it up. You will want to tweak your scan profile's triggers in order to catch these machines quickly. For example my "Standard" scan profil...

  • Luke Nichols commented,

    Alan, Yes you can do this, it should be fairly simple. Wrap your script that deletes files into a PDQ Deploy package. Create a dynamic collection in PDQ Inventory that contains only computers with...

  • Luke Nichols commented,

    Frederic, The best way in my experience to find why an installation is timing out or hanging is to check the installer log file. I am not sure where the default location is because I manually chang...

  • Luke Nichols commented,

    Frederic, I have a couple of questions about your setup: Is there any reason you're not just doing a standard install step with the MSI file being in your PDQ Deploy repository? Why are you refere...

  • Luke Nichols commented,

    I can't say if it's unusual or not but it is how I would do it, personally. In my experience dynamic collections are the best tool for targeting deployments and if you just want a view of computers...

  • Luke Nichols commented,

    Adam, You could do a scheduled deployment on a heartbeat trigger and that should work. I usually recommend that if you're doing a heartbeat trigger you also add an interval trigger, e.g. 15 minutes...

  • Luke Nichols commented,

    Jonathan, I did basically the same as you described and did not see that in my environment. My report is correctly showing machines scanned on or before the 23rd of September. I'm guessing what hap...

  • Luke Nichols commented,

    Shan, Did you install PDQ on your domain controller? I will say that is not exactly best practice but it might be ok for your environment if it's just a quick test. Does your AWS domain controller ...

  • Luke Nichols commented,

    Shan, Do you have admin shares disabled on your laptop?

  • Luke Nichols commented,

    It looks like their installer command is basically just running two installers in sequence (using the && command). I would try doing this with two install steps in PDQ Deploy. The first step shoul...