Steps to create an Agent Build for Proventia Desktop Endpoint Security

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How do you create an Agent Build for Proventia Desktop Endpoint Security?


Please follow the instructions below to create the installation executable (Agent Build) for Proventia Desktop Endpoint Security.

  1. In the Agent View of SiteProtector, right-click on the folder that the Host Protections for Desktop (HPD) is going to be in and select Manage Policy.
  2. For Agent Type, select Host Protection for Windows Desktop. For Version, select the version of your choice.
  3. Open the Group Settings policy.
  4. Under the Agent Manager List tab, add the Agent Manager information that the HPD agent is going to report to.
  5. Click Save icon and deploy it to the group.
  6. Now, open the Update Settings policy.
  7. Use the drop down box to select the Agent Version you wish to generate a build for.
  8. Save and deploy the policy.
  9. Now, open the Administration policy.
  10. Click on Shared Configuration tab and click Install local desktop GUI if you would like customer to have local GUI.
  11. Save and deploy the policy.
  12. Go back to the Agent View.
  13. Right-click on the group that you would like the agent to be in and click Generate Agent Build.
  14. Select the Agent Type to be Host Protection for Windows Desktop.
  15. Select the version to be the version that you chose in step 7.
  16. Fill in a description under Build if you wish to have one (optional).
  17. Click Ok.
  18. After the agent build is generated successfully, you can access the site below to obtain the agent build:

Note: The AgentManagerIP should be changed to the IP address of the Agent Manager.

If the above information does not resolve your issue, please contact IBM Security Systems Customer Support.

Document information

More support for:

Proventia Desktop Endpoint Security

Software version:

8.0, 9.0, 10.0, 10.1

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