How do I deploy or distribute OPSWAT Client to my devices?

OPSWAT Client can be deployed in many different ways. Here are the most common options.

To install OPSWAT Client directly on a device:

  1. Log into the MetaAccess console

  2. Click the '+Device' button at the top of the screen

  3. Click the 'Download OPSWAT Client for distribution'

  4. Download either the installer or portable client


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. Follow above steps to download a appropriate client (typically the MSI file)

  2. Identify or create an accessible network share location

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

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

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

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

Other common techniques:

  1. Add OPSWAT Client directly to your golden image for new systems

  2. Distribute OPSWAT Client with your software deployment or distribution tool
    More information on how to create a golden image containing OPSWAT Client: Can OPSWAT Client 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, please contact sales to purchase additional devices.

This article applies to MetaAccess product.
This article was last updated on 2020-11-20.