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How to add QuickADSGroupAuth Key using Symantec Management Platform

Created: 24 Feb 2012 • Updated: 24 Feb 2012
Marcello D'Angelone's picture
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If you wish to apply the registry change mentioned in  TECH109926 to several machines using SMP server you can perform the following steps:

  1. On the Notification Console, create a new "Client Job" and select  "Task" and Run Script
  2. Copy and paste the text below and select Command Script as script type  Click OK  

@echo off

net stop "awhost32"

reg add "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Symantec\pcAnywhere\CurrentVersion\Host" /V "QuickADSGroupAuth" /D 1 /T REG_DWORD /F  

net start "awhost32" 

     3.  Use quick run or Create a New schedule to run the script on several computers.

in case of  x64 bit machines  the content of the reg add script should be:

reg add "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Symantec\pcAnywhere\CurrentVersion\Host" /V "QuickADSGroupAuth" /D 1 /T REG_DWORD /F