CSA Agents

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Aug 20th, 2008
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Hello,

We bought the new version of CSA Cisco Security Agent Version 6.0 and as we are intended to download and Install this software in our Corporation just I want to know if there is a any other way of distributing the CSA (Agents) instead of using URL (the method mentioned in the document of Agents download and Install, Like Pushing the software after creating a kit on the CSA MC to the whole end user without their interaction.

Thank you.

CITEC Corporation


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wiluszm Wed, 08/20/2008 - 18:33
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Well there's all sorts of creative way of doing this. From an agent kit standpoint, you'll want to create a kit that has no end-user interaction. For distribution I can recommend the following options:


1) PsExec - This will require some scripting and the ability to access the workstations with an admin account. The plus to this solution is it's free. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb897553.aspx


2) MS System Center Configuration Manager - Great for AD environments. Lots of deployment options, but requires a significant knowledge of the underlying directory. http://www.microsoft.com/systemcenter/configurationmanager/en/us/default.aspx


Just a couple options for you. Hope this helps!


-Mike

http://cs-mars.blogspot.com

tsteger1 Thu, 08/21/2008 - 06:38
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How do you deploy other software now?

Shouldn't be any different deploying CSA.


Create kits with no user interaction as Michael suggested and off you go.


Tom

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