Doing a 'Tickle' With Workflow Solution
If you can't find the Altiris Agent tickle function in Workflow, this one is for you. For the uninitiated, the tickle function refers to the ability of the NS to instruct a managed computer to check-in immediately, as opposed to waiting for its next scheduled check-in interval. It's commonly used when you need a handful of computers to immediately perform an NS related activity such as installing software or applying a patch.
From the toolbox in Workflow Designer, use Altiris > Platform > Altiris Agent > Execute Power Management Cmd to target one or more computers by Guid.
Use Altiris > Platform > Altiris Agent > Execute Power Management on Collections to target one more collections of computers.
In either component, ensure the Configuration tab > Commands setting includes the Constant value of GetClientConfig (it's a checkbox, no need to memorize).