Has anyone installed the kbox agent on Windows 2008 core?

Has anyone used kbox patching to patch a Windows 2008 core server?

I have not worked with Windows 2008 core that much and before I dive in a just want to get as much information as possible. Such as any gotchya's with kbox and Windows 2008 core.
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Windows 2008 core meets all requirement expect "Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1/2.0". Server Core does not include the .NET Framework and it will not install. Thus Kbox client cannot be installed on Windows 2008 core, nor can Kbox patch it.

FYI: I do believe Windows 2008 Core R2 allows for .NET 3.5.
Answered 12/09/2010 by: jeremys
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Have you talked to support about this specifically? They might have more data than I do, that's a rare request here in the forums. I don't have Server Core 2008 so I can't do any testing unfortunately.

If .Net is the holdup there's good news on the horizon. 5.2 agent will be framework free. No word on the release date yet, but it may be the next few weeks.
Answered 12/09/2010 by: cblake
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Thanks for the tip about 5.2 agent.
Answered 12/10/2010 by: jeremys
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I'm attempting to build a replication share on Windows Server 2008 Core, so I came here (with my fingers crossed!!) to find out if I could install the client on Server Core (pretty important [;)]). Since Chris said it should be with 5.2 (after the .net dependancy was removed) I thought I'd give it a whirl! I can now confirm that the KACE client will install on Windows Server 2008 Core. I'm running server version 5.3.45497 and agent version: 5.3.47173.

In case anyone wanted to know!!

Answered 03/14/2012 by: awingren
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