Large File in the Altiris Agent\Queue Folder

Article:TECH175036  |  Created: 2011-11-21  |  Updated: 2011-11-21  |  Article URL
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Large files are seen on client computers under directory

C:\Program Files\Altiris\Altiris Agent\Queue
{F0A491E7-9EC4-4324-A8E6-932CD86A4CA2}  1KB
{D13CF1A6-AAF8-40EF-8C3E-F5FFD67B55E6}  40KB
{ECF868F9-7A65-4242-9B97-FD520142255C}   2GB or 4GB


SMP 7.0 SP5 MR4

Application Metering 7.x


File is associated to Application Metering policy

Policy : All Applications


1. Please turn off policy especially for a large environment.
SMP Console >Manage >Policies >Software >Application Metering >Application Monitors >All Applications
2. In case the GUID is different
 a) Run Log Viewer >Options >Item browser
 b) Enter GUID and search
 c) Turn off the associated policy.

3. To automatically remove files from all computers, please use the following script.

SMP Console >Manage > Jobs and Tasks > New > Task > Run Script > Command Script

rem #search for file and remove it
IF EXIST "C:\Program Files\Altiris\Altiris Agent\Queue\{ECF868F9-7A65-4242-9B97-FD520142255C}" (
Echo "File found"
del "C:\Program Files\Altiris\Altiris Agent\Queue\{ECF868F9-7A65-4242-9B97-FD520142255C}"
Echo "File Removed"

Schedule this script to run on all client computers.

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