About predefined computers
|Article:HOWTO63358|||||Created: 2011-12-15|||||Updated: 2011-12-15|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO63358|
Computers that are either not connected in a network or are not managed by Symantec Management Platform (SMP) are known as predefined computers. To configure a client computer as a predefined computer, you must import the computer details into the Symantec Management Platform (SMP). You import the client computer details into Symantec Management Platform (SMP) through a TEXT (.txt) or CSV (comma-separated values) file.
.You can add or update the computer resources into Symantec Management Platform through a CSV (comma-separated values) file. If you remove or change the order of the columns in the sample CSV file, the execution of the predefined computer task fails.
The computer resource can be any of the following computers:
When the predefined computers are booted to the automation environment, you can perform the tasks of imaging and system configuration. Then, you can reboot the predefined computers to the production environment to resume live operations.
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