Push deployment method
Push deployment method is available in JCM for computers that are members of Windows Domain network.
To utilize the Push deployment method computer where JCM Console runs must have
Microsoft Remote System Administration Tools (RSAT) package installed. Read more about
RSAT in Microsoft Remote System
Administration Tools (RSAT) installation article.
Note that only Domain Administrators are allowed to run the Push deployment on remote computers.
So when you run JCM Console, you should be logged on as a user from Domain Administrators
Group. Besides, computer where JCM Console runs should belong to the Domain.
To run Push deployment Administrator should do the following:
Select Deployment tab in the right pane of Jetico Central Manager Console.
Select a group or computer in the list and set checkbox for the group or computer in
the Group or Computer column.
Set checkboxes in columns that correspond to the client software you want to get deployed
on the computer (for example, set checkbox in the BCWipe or
BestCrypt Container Encryption column).
Double-click combo-box from Deploy method column for the computer
and select Push string from the combo-box.
to start the deployment process or click
to restore previous deployment settings for the
The deployment proceeds in the following way:
- JCM sends the request to Domain Controller to configure Group Policy settings for the client computer to start the software installation after reboot.
- When client machine is turned on or rebooted, wait until the Group Policy is successfully updated on the client.
- The Installation Agent and the client software will be installed after next reboot of the client, because the installation command is included in Windows Startup script.
- JCM Console updates the deployment status to Deployed and corresponding message appears in the log file in the bottom part of Deployment tab.