Best Known Methods for moving to Portal Manager.

Version 5

    Verified Product Versions

    Endpoint Manager 2016.xEndpoint Manager 2017.x

    Description

    Ivanti is moving further development of the Workspaces product into Portal Manager, and other utilities. This will allow us to address the use case scenarios and challenges faced by end users more appropriately. This document will go over what settings you will need to change in order to switch your environment to Portal Manager.

     

    Solution:


    1) Disable Workspaces from current agent configuration.

    • Go to Tools > Configuration > Agent Configuration > Double click on the Agent you wish to change.
    • Go to LANDESK Workspaces under Distribution and Patch.

     

    Uncheck the box for "Add to program group>

     

    DisableWorkspacesFornewAgents.PNG

     

    2) Enable Portal Manager.

    • Go to Tools >  Configuration > Agent Configuration > Double click on the Agent you wish to change.
    • Navigate to Portal manager under Distribution and patch.
    • Enable "Add Portal Manager to the client's:"
      • LANDESK/Ivanti Program Group
      • Windows Desktop

    EnablePortalManager.PNG

     

    Once the correct options have been changed, you will need to address the current agents since, unchecking work-spaces will not remove it from the program group. Also, the links for Portal Manager will not be created since, this is part of the install.

     

    Please use the script below that matches your version:

    2017.X: 2017portalmanager.ps1

    2016.X: portalmanager2016.ps1

     

    This script IS NOT officially supported by Ivanti. Ivanti is not responsible for any damages, direct or incidental, caused by running this script. RUN AT YOUR OWN RISK! Please test this script on a few machines to make sure there are not any adverse effects.