Applying the system configuration settings on client computers

Article:HOWTO63383  |  Created: 2011-12-15  |  Updated: 2011-12-15  |  Article URL
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Applying the system configuration settings on client computers

You can create or update system configuration settings with the configuration editor. These settings are applied to computers after you deploy a disk image or apply a system configuration using a task server.

For computer names, host name can also use tokens. For example:%CustomerToken, %SERIALNUMBER%.

The credentials are either a local administrator account or a domain account (if you join the computer to a domain).

See Creating system configuration settings.

To create an Apply System Configuration task

  1. In the Symantec Management Console, from the Manage menu select Jobs and tasks.

  2. On the right pane, right-click Jobs and tasks and select New > Task.

  3. On the Create new task dialog box, select Apply System Configuration.

  4. Specify a name for the task on the first field.

  5. Select one of the following options:

    Use a predefined system configuration

    Select the relevant configuration from the drop-down list or click New to create a new configuration. You can also click edit to edit the system configurations.

    For more information on System Configuration settings:

    Restore system configuration using inventory data

    If you select this option you have to provide the following credentials if the client computer is a member of a domain.

    • Domain Name

    • User name

    • Password

    • Confirm Password

  6. Click OK.

  7. Schedule the task.

    See Scheduling a deployment task.

    If you execute this task on a Linux client computer, ensure that you run the send basic inventory command on the client computer. This command updates the inventory details on the Symantec Management Platform.

See Creating system configuration settings

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