Advertised Programs Client Agent Properties Dialog Box: General Tab

Use this tab to specify whether the Advertised Programs Client Agent should be installed on clients in the site, how frequently the client agent should check for new programs, and whether users can change settings you specify on this tab and the Notification tab.

Enable software distribution to clients
Installs the Advertised Programs Client Agent on all clients in the site. If this box is not checked, the Advertised Programs Client Agent is not installed on clients, and clients cannot use SMS to install or run software.

Note    If the Advertised Programs Client Agent is already installed on clients and you do not select this option, the Advertised Programs Client Agent components will be removed from all clients in the site.

Check for new programs every
Specifies how frequently the client agent will check for new programs. Valid entries range from 5 through 1440 minutes (1440 = 24 hours). The default value is every 60 minutes.
Clients cannot change agent settings
Indicates that these settings may not be changed by users on clients. If the check box is selected, the values you set on this tab and the Notification tab are enforced on all clients. If the check box is cleared, clients receive these settings by default; however, users can then change the settings.

Other tabs in this dialog box: Notification

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Configure the Advertised Programs Client Agent

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Advertised Programs Client Agent Overview