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Scope of Management


After successful account creation, the first thing you do is to determine the target computers which needs to be managed. Scope of Management is the section in Patch Manager Plus, which allows you to add and remove computers for management purpose. You can create a remote office and install distribution server for management purpose. Once you add the computers to the remote office, you will have to install agents on the computers, which needs to be managed. Agent is a light weight component installed on the computers, which interacts with the Patch Manager Plus server once in every 90 minutes. This 90 minute interval is called as refresh interval.

The following links will explain the steps in detail:

  1. Create Remote Office 
  2. Install Distribution Server and the agents 
  3. Install agents using GPO 
  4. Install agent imaged with the OS