MonitorPack Guard & Asset need a quick configuration to work in Workgroup context, you have two main ways to implement Monitorpack monitoring & Asset management.
MonitorPack Guard & Asset in Workgroup with Proxy deployment mode
Installation is made once for the entier site on one machine. MonitorPack Guard & Asset can be installed on a Windows Server or a Workstation.
MonitorPack can act as a Proxy, it means you will monitor and inventory all from one machine, consolidating all information on this proxy and / or to your Web portal for MonitorPack subscribers. All e-mails will also be sent from the MonitorPack proxy.
MonitorPack Guard & Asset in Workgroup with Agent deployment mode
Installation is made on each workstation & servers you will monitor.
It is the simpliest way to deploy as the local service account will be
the MonitorPack Woindows service account by default and configuration
will be simplified.
If you are in a Workgroup you must have the same acount (Login / Password) for each local admin on each computer. A script is availbalbe to automate this process in our documentation
MonitorPack is using Windows Management Instrumentation
MonitorPack solutions for inventories run with Windows Management Instrumentation.
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