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Script for Malwarebytes

11/25/2019 239 views

I have a simple script to install Malwarebytes on pcs, tested and worked fine. I want to modify to check it its already installed, if it isnt install. Any help?

Example:

@echo off
msiexec /i \\NETWORK\LOCATION\Setup.MBEndpointAgent.x64.msi /qb


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Hello hlanderos,

The Managed Installation (MI) feature of the SMA can do this. The MI will run during agent check in so if the software is already installed on a targeted device, it will skip installation. If the software is not detected on a targeted device, it will be installed.

Confirmed in the admin guide: https://support.quest.com/technical-documents/kace-systems-management-appliance/10.0%20common%20documents/administrator-guide/148#TOPIC-1224435 (second paragraph under the anchor links).


Answered 11/25/2019 by: jbakeer
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Managed Installation is well suited for this.

If you want to install with scripts, you can alternatively work with smartlabel.
Create a smartlabel that filters the computers which have NOT installed the software. Deploy the script to the smartlabel with a schedule.

- If the computer does NOT have the software, it is in the smartlabel and gets the software.

- If the computer has the software installed, it is NOT in the smartlabel and falls out of schedule.

Answered 11/26/2019 by: Gerhart
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