How to make agent settings changes take effect immediately

Version 8

    Verified Product Versions

    LANDESK Management Suite 9.5LANDESK Management Suite 9.6LANDESK Management Suite 2016.x

    Issue

     

    A policy task based agent settings is created and run, but the client will not execute this task immediately, it will run at the scheduled time.

    Description

     

    Steps for creating a policy task based agent settings:

    1. Launch win console
    2. Go to Security and Compliance->Agent settings->windows firewall, create a new settings for disabling firewalldisablefirewall.PNG
    3. Select this new created disabling firewall settingschangesettings.PNG
    4. Create a policy task

    policytask.PNG

        5. Drag one device into this task

        6. Start this task on the core server.

     

    Resolution

     

    Run the following command on the client machine:

     

    C:\Program Files\LANDesk\LDClient\vulscan.exe

     

    Result

     

    Firewall will be disabled immediately.