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pcAnywhere agent doesnt have a throttle setting?

  • 1.  pcAnywhere agent doesnt have a throttle setting?

    Posted Sep 01, 2011 04:30 PM

    So setting up my new production environment with 7.1


    have all my Altiris agents rolled out using the throttle settings.

    So yesterday I go to rollout the pcAnywhere agent. set up my policy and turn it on with a schedule of check every hour to get it rolled out. I watch the logs and every thing seems good. the agents slowly but surely report in.

    Then today I get a angry email that I took machines down! What the heck.

    From the network logs it looks like the SMP server did a blast of the agent to all machines in my filter with no bandwidth filtering at all. I thought that it would be using the Altiris agent bandwidth throttle settings. to my regret this is not so.

    apparently it is its own animal.


    SO lesson is to change filter to have a TOP 50 in it to only do 50 machines at a time


     select distinct top 50 r.Guid
     from vComputer r,Inv_AeX_AC_Client_Agent i, Inv_AeX_AC_Identification a
    where r.Guid = i.[_ResourceGuid]
        and r.Guid = a.[_ResourceGuid]
            and r.IsManaged=1
            and r.IsLocal=1
            and a.[OS Name]like 'win%'
    r.Guid not IN ( select ag._ResourceGuid   from Inv_AeX_AC_Client_Agent  ag
    where [Agent Class Guid] = '452F2BCF-7261-4AA6-9228-387676F3A183')