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Manually Install Altiris Agent?

Created: 12 Mar 2012 • Updated: 13 Mar 2012 | 2 comments
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Is there a way to manually install the altiris agent on the client, rather than push the agent to the client?

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andykn101's picture



aexnsc.exe –s –a ns=”” nsweb=”” NOSTARTMENU NOTRAYICON OKTOREBOOT /s

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mclemson's picture
You can pull the agent from the NS server via this URL:
You could e-mail your users with this URL and a set of instructions.
Alternatively, you can install the agent via aexnsc.exe.  You can find this on the server, and it's the same file that AltirisAgentDownload.aspx uses:
aexnsc.exe -s - a ns="" nsweb="" /s
You can find other switches here:

Mike Clemson, Senior Systems Engineer, ASC
Intuitive Technology Group -- Symantec Platinum Partner