Desktop Central requires connection to reach the internet in order to perform the following operations:
Desktop Central periodically updates the vulnerability database with that of the Central Patch Repository that resides at Zoho Corp.'s site. Desktop Central uses this configuration to connect to the internet to update the vulnerability database. Internet connection is required to fetch the warranty details of the computers that are managed using Desktop Central. If you wanted to manage mobile devices, then you will have to configure the proxy to allow connections reaching the internet. You can choose to configure proxy using one of the methods mentioned below:
You can choose this option if your Desktop Central Server does not have a connection to the internet or the server is located in a closed network like DMZ. By Choosing this option, you can download the missing patches manually using a special tool exclusively designed for patch management. Refer to this document to learn more about Patch Management for Closed Network.
Using this option, you can automate the proxy configuration using a script. All the required specifications can be customized in a script and the Proxy PAC URL can be specified. You will have to provide the authentication details for configuring the proxy.