How do I deploy or distribute MetaAccess agent to my devices?

MetaAccess agent can be deployed in many different ways. Here are the most common options.

To install MetaAccess agent directly on a device:

  1. Go to your Dashboard in the MetaAccess console

  2. Click the 'Add Devices' button at the top of the screen

  3. Click on either the 'Download MetaAccess agents for distributions'

  4. Download either the installer or portable client

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Note: The download link is shareable, you can send the download link to your users to download installers by themselves.

Push with Active Directory:

  1. Go to your Dashboard in the MetaAccess console

  2. Click the 'Add Devices' button at the top of the screen

  3. Click on either the 'Download managed MetaAccess agents for distributions' or 'Download or send link for guest MetaAccess agents'

  4. Download the appropriate client (typically the MSI file)

  5. Identify or create an accessible network share location

  6. Copy the MSI file to that location (do not change the file name)

  7. Using Group Policy Manager, create a GPO with appropriate scope, and link it to an OU

  8. Create software installation for Computer Configuration and/or User Configuration. Provide the full UNC path to the .MSI file

  9. Enable and deploy the policy
    More information on how to use Active Directory to distribute MetaAccess agent: Can I use Active Directory to distribute, enforce or audit MetaAccess usage?

Other common techniques:

  1. Add MetaAccess agent directly to your golden image for new systems

  2. Distribute MetaAccess agent with your software deployment or distribution tool
    More information on how to create a golden image containing MetaAccess agent: Can MetaAccess be distributed using a golden image, cloned VMs or AMIs?

If you have reached the limit of devices that can be monitored by your account (25 devices for free accounts), please contact sales to purchase additional devices.

This article applies to MetaAccess product.
This article was last updated on 2018-06-13.
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