Deploy Files

You can deploy files in macOS by uploading a file to the Policy Server, or providing a download link. Additionally, this agent action allows for actions to be taken after the file is deployed.

Add Agent Action to a Policy

  1. Go to Policy in the top panel.
  2. Go to Node Policy in the left Policy panel.
  3. Click the Default Policy in Node Policy window.
  4. Find Agent Action. Click Assign.
  5. Find Deploy Files in the Available section. Select and drag it into the Selected section.
  6. Click Add.
  7. Click Update.

Deploy Files

  1. Go to Policy in the top panel.
  2. Go to Policy > Node Policy in the left Policy panel.
  3. Find and click Deploy Files in the Agent Action window.

Under Settings section:

  1. Select Upload or URL for the File Deployment Method.

    • If Upload: Use the prompt to upload the desired file to the Policy Server.
    • If URL: Use the prompt to specify a web address to download the file from.
  2. For Verifying Digital Signature, select On or Off.

  3. For Post Deployment Action, select Run App, Run File, Download or Install Package.

    Files are deployed to /Users/Shared/Genians/Resources by default.

    • If Run App: Use the prompt to select an Execution Path + optional file name and a Command Line Parameter for the distributed file. For Restart Options select Do Nothing, Prompt, or Restart
    • If Run File: Use the prompt to select an Execution Path + optional file name and a Command Line Parameter for the distributed file. For Execution Account select Root or Logon Account. For Restart Options select Do Nothing, Prompt, or Restart.
    • If Download: Use the prompt to specify a Destination Path and optional file name for the distributed file.
    • If Install Package: Use the prompt to select an Execution Path For Restart Options select Do Nothing, Prompt, or Restart.
    • Leave forms blank to leave the file in the default location.
  4. For Excution Interval, select a time to execute and if applicable, adjust Periodic Interval.(Seconds - Months).

  5. Click Update