Using Custom Token Variables to Write DS Scripts

For those of you who are Deployment Server administrators, you will feel my pain, trying to write deployment server scripts without hardcoding the path of a server in the scripts. Why is this a problem, I only have 1 DS? If anyone has more than 1 DS you have probably done an export of aContinue reading “Using Custom Token Variables to Write DS Scripts”

Want to go Green? Use the Energy Saver Toolkit

Another freebee from Altiris is the Energy Saver toolkit. Yeah, I am sure all of you could figure out how to do this with AD group policy or something, but this is a no brainer easy to configure tool if you are using altiris. Pull it down from the altiris download portal or from yourContinue reading “Want to go Green? Use the Energy Saver Toolkit”

Setting Deployment Server Security

For those of you out there that manage the same Altiris Deployment Servers (DS) that you use, disregard this. For those of you out there that have someone else manage your physical servers, this may be of interest to you when it comes to using the Role and Scope security options in DS. There isContinue reading “Setting Deployment Server Security”