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IT Inventory and Resource Management with OCS Inventory NG 1.02 by Barzan Tony Antal

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Deploying agents on Windows operating systems

The first step, when we want to install an application is to download the latest version. We head over to the official OCS Inventory NG website and locate the latest Win32 agent binaries in the archived format in the Download section. At the time of writing, the latest final version of the agent is 1.02, also known as internal version 4.0.5.4.

The archive is named in the following way: OCSNG_WINDOWS_AGENT_1.02.zip, where the last digits stand for the version number. Its size is around 2.5MB. Once it is downloaded and extracted, we find the following files:

  • ocsagent.exe: Installs the standalone agent
  • OcsAgentSetup.exe: Launches the installation wizard (service type)
  • OcsLogon.exe: Downloads the binaries ...

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