OCS Deployment Tips and tricks

Prior to using the following info for creating own-made packages, let’s test if everything is working fine. I’ve created a NSIS script that writes into registry in a key called HKLMSOFTWAREOCS and puts a key named “cert” with value creilla. If we create a package with action “LAUNCH”, and attach the regcert.zip with command to execute regcert.exe, all clients with functional package deployment, will add that key to registry, so we can check, using OCS registry query function for a key named “cert” into: HKLM SOFTWAREOCS....

July 29, 2006 · 3 min · Pablo Iranzo Gómez

OCS Inventory Package deployment

Introduction OCS Inventory is an excellent piece of GPL Software for getting info from hardware components, and software installed on computers running Windows or UNIX-like operating systems (there are also some unofficial clients for running on other platforms). Since New Generation (OCS-NG), a new architecture was implemented: server were contacted using standard TCP/IP connection (Previous versions, used an MDB file to store information, and required a SMB share to inventory computers ), allowing remote computers to connect as well as providing a new web interface for computer administration, and inventory query....

July 27, 2006 · 9 min · Pablo Iranzo Gómez
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