How to set up location awareness (set up policies for multiple locations)

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    Endpoint Manager 9.5Endpoint Manager 9.6Endpoint Manager 2016.xEndpoint Manager 2017.x



    Use this feature can ensure that the core server is running on a network before specific policy applied to the managed device.  The clients also can switch to a specific EPS policy if the client cannot reach the core.




    1. Create default policy as shown below
    2. Add the core server to verify core server existence on the network
    3. Create location policy as below,
    4. The agent can not reach the core server, and security policy will switch to default policy.
    5. Policy on the client side would match the default setting as below.
    6. The agent can reach the core server, and security policy will switch to the Location policy


    Additional Information


    When verifying the core server existence on the network, the client sends a core request to http://(coreservername):80/WSvulnerability.


    The specifics of the soap server is this request:




    So TCP 80 will be used when the client switch the policy


    Configuration file on managed devices


    c:\Program Files(x86)\LANDesk\LDClient\HIPS

    c:\Program Files(x86)\LANDesk\LDClient\HIPS\Location_1  DCM.xml