Manually Installing Security Controls Agent

You must manually install Security Controls Agent on machines that are guarded by a firewall. You do this by copying the agent installation files to the desired target machines and then running the Security Controls Agent installation wizard on each machine.

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  • The target machines must be able to communicate with the console.
  • You must configure at least one Security Controls Agent policy before manually installing an agent. See Preparing to Use Agents for details.
  • You must specify how the agent will authenticate itself to the console during the registration process. See Agent Options for details.
  • The Security Controls issuing certificate must be in each target machine's certificate store to ensure a secure connection to the console.
  • Installing an agent on a distribution server is a special case that requires the server machine's SYSTEM account to have read access to the distribution server folder. See Configuring System Account Permissions for details.

Related Topics

Preparing to Use Agents

Installing Agents from the Console

Installing Agents from the Cloud