Software Deployment - How To's

How to install SNMP component using Desktop Central?

Description

This document provides you with the steps required to install SNMP component in remote client computers.

For Computers using operating system released before Windows Vista

You will use sysocmgr.exe to install SNMP components for the computers using the following operating systems,

  • Windows 2000
  • Windows 2003
  • Windows XP
  • Windows 2003 R2

Create a text file

The first step in using sysocmgr.exe is to create a text file with the following information.

[NetOptionalComponents]
SNMP = 1

[SNMP]
Contact_Name = Michael Khanin
Location = Canada

Service = Physical, Applications, End-to-End

Community_Name = Public
Traps = server1.thesystemadministrator.com, server2.thesystemadministrator.com

Send_Authentication = Yes
Accept_CommunityName = Public:Read_Only
Any_Host = No
Limit_Host = server1.thesystemadministrator.com, server2.thesystemadministrator.com

Note: /q - runs sysocmgr.exe in quiet mode (without display pages) and /r - suppresses reboot (if needed).

Steps to Deploy

To install SNMP component, using Desktop Central, in remote client computers, follow the steps given below:

  1. Click the Software Deployment tab
  2. Click Add Package
  3. Select the MSIEXEC/EXE/ISS/Command option
  4. Enter Installing Windows Components as the name of the application
  5. Enter the following command in the Installation Command with Switches/Arguments field:

    %windir%\system32\sysocmgr.exe /i:%windir%\inf\sysoc.inf /u:<path-to-answer-file> /r /q

    Note: The <path-to-answer-file> must be a path to the text file in your network share. For example, %windir%\system32\sysocmgr.exe /i:%windir%\inf\sysoc.inf /u: "\\machine1\DCSWRepository\ocm.txt " /r /q

  6. Click Add Package
  7. In the Actions column, against the package you created, click the Install/Uninstall Software icon
  8. Enter a name and description for the configuration
  9. Specify the required deployment settings
  10. Select the required client computers using the Define Target option
  11. Click Deploy

Similarly to install other windows components like games,telent etc., refer to http://support.microsoft.com/kb/222444.

For Computers using Windows vista and later versions of operating system

You can ocssetup.exe to install SNMP component in client computes using the following operating systems,

  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 2008
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 2008 R2

Create a xml file

you need to a create a xml file as mentioned below.

<PermittedManagers>
<A1>networkhost</A1>
</PermittedManagers>
<RFC1156Agent>
<sysContact>MyContact</sysContact>
<sysLocation>MyLocation</sysLocation>
<sysServices>65</sysServices>
</RFC1156Agent>
<TrapConfiguration>
<TrapConfigurationItems wcm:action="add">
<Community_Name>Private</Community_Name>
<Traps>ComputerName</Traps>
</TrapConfigurationItems>
<TrapConfigurationItems wcm:action="add">
<Community_Name>Public</Community_Name>
<Traps>123.456.7.89</Traps>
</TrapConfigurationItems>
</TrapConfiguration>
<ValidCommunities>
<ValidCommunity wcm:action="add" wcm:keyValue="Community1">2</ValidCommunity>
<ValidCommunity wcm:action="add" wcm:keyValue="Community2">4</ValidCommunity>
</ValidCommunities>

Steps to Deploy

To install Microsoft SNMP component, using Desktop Central, in remote client computers, follow the steps given below:

  1. Click the Software Deployment tab
  2. Click Add Package
  3. Select the MSIEXEC/EXE/ISS/Command option
  4. Enter Installing Windows Components as the name of the application
  5. Enter the following command in the Installation Command with Switches/Arguments field:

    run start /w ocsetup.exe SNMP.

    %windir%\system32\ocsetup.exe /i:%windir%\inf\sysoc.inf /u:<path-to-answer-file> /r /q

    Note: The <path-to-answer-file> must be a path to the text file in your network share. For example, %windir%\system32\sysocmgr.exe /i:%windir%\inf\sysoc.inf /u: "\\machine1\DCSWRepository\ocm.txt " /r /q

  6. Click Add Package
  7. In the Actions column, against the package you created, click the Install/Uninstall Software icon
  8. Enter a name and description for the configuration
  9. Specify the deployment settings
  10. Select the required client computers using the Define Target option
  11. Click Deploy
    You have successfully installed SNMP components using Desktop Central.