Restarting client computers

Article:HOWTO55111  |  Created: 2011-06-29  |  Updated: 2011-12-16  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO55111
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Restarting client computers

You need to restart client computers after you install the client software or other third-party software. You can restart the client computers at any time by running a restart command from the management server. You can also schedule the client computers to restart during a time that is convenient for users.

See About commands you can run on client computers.

See Running commands on the client computer from the console.

To configure restart options on client computers

  1. In the console, click Clients.

  2. On the Clients page, select a group, and then click Policies.

  3. On the Policies tab, click General Settings.

  4. In the General Settings dialog box, on the Restart Settings tab, select the restart method and schedule.

    You can also add a notification that appears on the client computer before the restart occurs.

  5. Click OK.

To restart a selected client computer

  1. In the console, click Clients

  2. On the Clients page, on the Clients tab, select a group.

  3. On the Clients tab, select a client, right-click Run Command on Group, and then click Restart Client Computers.

To restart the client computers in a selected group

  1. In the console, click Clients.

  2. On the Clients page, on the Clients tab, select a group, click Run Command on Group, and then click Restart Client Computers.

  3. Click Yes, and then specify the restart options that you require.

    Some restart options are applicable only to Windows clients. For details, see the context-sensitive Help.


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