Before you can use compliance settings in
System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, you must
perform the following configuration steps.
You can modify the default client settings, create new custom
client settings, or modify existing custom client settings. Create
or modify custom client settings when you want to apply a group of
client settings to specific collections. For more information, see
How to Configure
Client Settings in Configuration Manager.
How to Enable Compliance Settings
and Configure Client Settings
This procedure configures the default client settings
for compliance settings and applies to all computers in your
hierarchy. If you want these settings to apply to only some
computers, create a custom device client setting and assign it to a
collection that contains the computers for which you want to use
compliance settings. For more information about how to create
custom device settings, see
How to Create and Assign Custom Client Settings.
To enable compliance settings and
configure client settings
In the Configuration Manager console, click
In the Administration workspace, click Client
Click Default Settings.
On the Home tab, in the Properties group,
In the Default Settings dialog box, click
Configure the following client settings for compliance
|Client setting name
Enable compliance evaluation on clients
Set Enable compliance evaluation on clients to
True if you want to evaluate compliance on client
Schedule compliance evaluation
Click Schedule if you want to modify the default
compliance evaluation schedule on client devices.
Click OK to close the Default Settings
Client computers are configured with these settings the
next time they download client policy. To initiate policy retrieval
for a single client, see the Initiate
Policy Retrieval for a Configuration Manager Client section in
the How to
Manage Clients in Configuration Manager topic.