K1000 - Deployment questions when users are logged on
We just got a KACE 1000! Ok now what? J
We are finding out that almost every install is a little different. Some installers don’t like to run as Local System so the Manage Installations section won’t work and some don’t like to run when there is no user logged in.
Some background: We have around 250 workstations in our environment. We used to (and still do) perform installs/patching by waking up a group of workstations during the night time or weekend and then log on as local admin via remote desktop and run the installs manually by running a batch script that is located on a network share. The same network share also hosts our install files. Some of our users do not shutdown their systems or close / save out of their desktop applications so we would have to log on as them, close any open applications /save any data, log out and then log on as admin. That being said how do you all deal with pushing out installs at night when users are still logged in and have open applications?
Do you all find that a lot of applications don’t install via Managed Installs and you need to use Scripting?
Do you all deploy apps when users are logged in and at the office working on their machines?
Is there a best practices guide?
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