Create a Resource

Resources contain files like MSI files, setup files, patches, hotfixes, etc. When you configure a Task, you can use Resources to install applications, security updates, etc. Before you can configure a Task in Ivanti Automation to install Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer, you need to create a Resource in Ivanti Automation from the installation MSI.

This scenario is based on a Resource stored in the Datastore. You can also store Resources on a file share, as a Resource package or located at a URL.

  1. Download the latest version of the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer from The MSI file is called MBSASetup-x64-EN.msi.
  2. In the Console, go to Library > Resources.
  3. Click New in the command bar and select In datastore. The New Resource window opens with Stored in Datastore selected as type.
  4. In the File name field, click the browse button Browse button, select the file MBSASetup-x64-EN.msi and click Open.
  5. Optionally, specify a short comment.
  6. Click OK. The Resource is uploaded to the Datastore and is shown in your Resources list.