Symantec pcAnywhere™ Version 12.5 SP1 Administrator's Guide

Article:DOC2400  |  Created: 2010-08-11  |  Updated: 2010-08-11  |  Article URL
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Table of Contents:

About migrations and upgrades
Migrating from pcAnywhere 12.1 to 12.5 in Windows 2000/2003/2008 Server/XP to ( )
Migrating from pcAnywhere 12.0.2 in Windows 2000/2003 Server/XP to Vista
Using Symantec Packager to streamline migrations and upgrades
About Symantec Packager
What you can do with Symantec Packager
How Symantec Packager works
Importing a product module
Customizing product settings
Selecting product features
Including configuration files
Integrity stamping a product configuration
Serializing a pcAnywhere installation
Managing configuration settings globally
Setting product installation options
Creating a custom command
Creating installation packages
Adding products and commands to a package definition
Building product installations and packages
Building a product configuration file
Building a package
Testing packages
About deployment
About package installation file locations
Deploying installation packages using Web-based deployment
About Web-based deployment requirements
Setting up the installation Web server
Customizing the deployment files
Testing the installation on the Web server
Notifying users of the download location
Deploying pcAnywhere using SMS 2.0
Minimum requirements for SMS deployment
Deploying with SMS
Using Windows 2000/2003/2008 Server/XP/Vista logon scripts
Setting up the Windows server
Writing the Windows logon script
Testing the Windows logon script
Using NetWare logon scripts
Setting up the Novell NetWare server
Writing the NetWare logon script
Testing the NetWare logon script
About centralized management
Managing pcAnywhere hosts remotely
Installing the pcAnywhere Host Administrator tool
Adding the Host Administrator snap-in to MMC
Creating a configuration group
Adding computers to a configuration group
Configuring administrator host and remote connection items
Configuring a host item in pcAnywhere Host Administrator
Distributing pcAnywhere configuration files
Managing hosts in a configuration group
Integrating with Microsoft Systems Management Server
Importing the package definition file into SMS
About the Microsoft Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM)
Implementing DCOM in Windows 2000/2003/2008 Server/XP/Vista
Modifying DCOM settings
About AwShim
About centralized logging
Monitoring performance using SNMP traps
About the pcAnywhere MIB file
About directory services
Using directory services with pcAnywhere
Configuring the directory servers
Configuring the LDAP server
Configuring Windows 2000 Active Directory
Configuring Windows 2003 Active Directory
Configuring Windows 2008 Active Directory
Configuring pcAnywhere to use directory services
Setting up directory services in pcAnywhere
Setting up the host computer to use directory services
Setting up the remote computer to use directory services
Controlling access to pcAnywhere hosts
Limiting connections to specific computer names or IP addresses
Leveraging centralized authentication in pcAnywhere
Protecting session security
Configuring pcAnywhere to use public-key encryption on Windows Vista/2008 Server
Maintaining audit trails
Implementing policy-based administration
Implementing Group Policy in Windows 2000/2003/2008 Server/XP/Vista
Importing the pcAnywhere administrative template
Managing user policies


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