Agent Install via Rest

Last post 07-29-2020, 1:58 AM by stefan.vollrath. 1 replies.
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  • Agent Install via Rest
    Posted: 07-27-2020, 12:09 PM

    Is it just me, or is there no way to use Rest to push out a client agent?  Seems like you have to go it via the gui, or a custom install package.


    I want to add it to our build process for Machines.  be able to make a rest call, passing all the required variables, so that the client gets installed, and registered.  I haven't been able to find anything via powershell (seems to be a frontend to Rest) or any other automation method.  THe goal is to keep people out of the webconsole/Console, and have it part of our automation stack.


    The only way I can think of doing it, is to create a package, and run a remote powershell on the endpoint, that will install/register, but would rather not.



    Any insight in to a better way to install? 

  • Re: Agent Install via Rest
    Posted: 07-29-2020, 1:58 AM

    Hi Bryan

    Try out Workflows, they can do pretty much everything the GUIs can and more, and they can be triggered via /wapi Endpoint using REST.

    We automated adding/removing VM and FS Backups and enabling/disabling Clients using that method. 



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