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Microsoft System Center 2012 Orchestrator Cookbook by Andreas Baumgarten, Samuel Erskine, Steven Beaumont

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Deploying client agents to workgroup devices

System Center 2012 Configuration Manager can easily deploy its client agent to Active Directory joined devices. During and post deployment, these devices can gather client settings from the AD Published Information provided by ConfigMgr.

Installing client agents on non-Domain joined or Workgroup devices is a manual process. You need to be a user with local administrative rights on the device. Additionally, you must specify credentials for the ConfigMgr site share used by the client. You must also specify command line options for the client installation string.

This Runbook will automate the process of connecting to multiple workgroup devices to perform the install with the required switches.

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