Computer Configuration Templates
Change local admin
To enhance the security, the administrators will prefer to change the password
periodically. This template enables you to change the password of the
local administrator account in the client machines.
Recycle bin to free-up Hard Disk space
This helps in freeing up the hard disk space by removing the unwanted files/data
from 18 different locations.
Create Alternate local
To keep the computers secured, the administrators will prefer to change
the local administrator account periodically. This template enables you
to create an alternate local administrator account in the client computers.
Defrag Hard Disk for performance
A fragmented disk reduces the performance. It is recommended to defragment
the disk periodically to improve the hard disk performance.
template enables defragmentation of the hard disk at the scheduled time.
Delete local Administrator
This template enables you to delete the local administrator account in
the client computers.
Disable the USB drives
To prevent data theft, the administrators prevent the users from using
USB drives. This template, when applied to client computers, prevent them
from using the USB drives.
Disable Unused local
Unused guest accounts are vulnerable points for the hackers. It is recommended
to delete or disable any unused guest accounts from the client computers
to avoid any misuse.
template helps to disable the unused guest accounts from the client computers.
Open MEDC ports for communication
Desktop Central requires port 8021 for agent server communications and
port 6100 for Remote Desktop Sharing. These port should not be blocked
by the Windows Firewall for smooth functioning.
template, when applied to client computers, will open up these ports to
enable proper communication between the agent and server.
Restrict CD-ROM access
This template restrict the users form accessing the CD-ROM drives.
Floppy Access to locally logged on users
Allowing locally logged on users to access the floppy drives is a vulnerable
point for hacking. Administrators prefer to disable access to the floppy
drives when the users have not logged on to the domain.
template helps in restricting the locally logged on uses to access the
Scan and Fix Hard disk Errors
The hard disks have to be periodically scanned for any errors and fix them.
This will improve the life and performance of the disk.
template enables scanning and fixing the hard disk errors in the client
machines at the scheduled time.
Start MEDC Agent Service
When Scope of Management is defined, Desktop Central agent is installed
in all the client computers that are within the scope. The Desktop Central
agent has to be running as a service in the client computers to ensure
proper communication with the Desktop Central Server.
This template helps you to start the Desktop Central Agent service in the client
Write Protect the
USB Storage Devices
To prevent data theft, the administrators prevent the users from writing
data to USB storage devices. This template, when applied to client computers,
prevent them from writing any data to the USB storage devices.
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