For a computer to be detected and administered by Panda AdminSecure, it must have a communications agent installed.
When you open the AdminSecure Console for the first time, the AdminSecure setup wizard will be displayed. It will also appear at any other time you open the console provided that you haven't checked Don't show this screen again when the console starts up. The wizard offers the possibility to distribute the agent from the console and it can also be launched through the Tools menu in the console.
By selecting Distribute the communications agent, the option to distribute it to the servers and workstations appears.
Steps for distributing AdminSecure Communications Agent by generating an installation package
In order to launch this process from the Panda AdminSecure console, follow the steps below:
- Click Tools -> Distribute communications agent -> Generate an installation package to be distributed through other means.
- Select the computer in which Panda Administration Server is installed. This is the computer that contains the information necessary for generating an installation package and the repository that will be used in the computers which will use this package (if it is not the same computer as the one that contains the administration server).
- Finally, select the target folder in which the installation package will be generated. The package has two files: an executable file and a configuration file. The following folder will be created in the selected directory Pavagent_Microsoft.
- In order to complete installation, run the executable file corresponding to the operating system in each computer, using an account with administrator rights.