How to install an Agent Plug-in
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How to install an Agent Plug-in


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IT Management Suite




Few plug-ins get installed automatically when the Altiris Agent is installed.

Follow these instructions to add plug-ins as needed.


  1. Click Actions > Agents/Plug-ins > Rollout Agents/Plug-ins.
  2. Browse the tree list in the left pane for the agent you would like to install.
  3. Optional:  Right click the policy and Clone it.  This leaves the default policy intact.
  4. In the policy properties:
    1. Click Apply to > Computers.
    2. Add rules to select the machines or filters you would like to target for the install. 
    3. Click OK.
    4. Add a Schedule if desired.
    5. Add/Remove "Extra schedule options" as desired.
    6. Enable the policy.
    7. Click Save changes.

The Agent Plug-in will the get installed per the scheduling you selected.

Repeat the above steps for all plug-ins you would like to install.