Quest KACE - Run Script
  • 15 Oct 2023
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Quest KACE - Run Script

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Article summary

Quest KACE - Run Script runs a KACE script on each of the assets that are the result of the saved query supplied as a trigger (or devices selected in the asset table).

See Creating Enforcement Sets to learn more about adding Enforcement Actions to Enforcement Sets.

General Settings

  • Enforcement Set name (required) - The name of the Enforcement Set. A default value is added by Axonius. You can change the name according to your needs.
  • Add description - Click to add a description of the Enforcement Set. It is recommended to describe what the Enforcement Set does.
  • Run action on assets matching following query (required) - Select an asset category and a query. The Enforcement Action will be run on the assets that match the query parameters.
  • Action name (required) - The name of the Main action. A default value is added by Axonius. You can change the name according to your needs.
  • Configure Dynamic Values - Toggle on to enter a Dynamic Value statement. See Creating Enforcement Action Dynamic Value Statements to learn more about Dynamic Value statement syntax.

  • Use stored credentials from the Quest KACE adapter - Select this option to use the first connected Quest KACE adapter credentials.
    NOTE
    • To use this option, you must successfully configure a Quest KACE adapter connection.
    • The user name and the password used for the adapter connection must have the Required Permissions to fetch assets.

Required Fields

These fields are required to run the Enforcement Set.

Additional Fields

These fields are optional.

Connection Parameters

When Use stored credentials from the Quest Kace adapter is toggled Off, these fields are required:

  • KACE SMA Domain - The hostname of the KACE Systems Management Appliance (SMA) server.
  • User Name and Password - The user name and password for an account that has permissions to run scripts on machines.
  • Organization Name - The organization name. If the KACE Systems Management Appliance (SMA) appliance is configured for multiple organizations, The connection is limited to a single specified organization for the requesting user.
  • Verify SSL - Select whether to verify the SSL certificate of the server against the CA database inside of Axonius. For more details, see SSL Trust & CA Settings.

  • HTTPS Proxy - Connect the adapter to a proxy instead of directly connecting it to the domain.

  • HTTPS Proxy User Name - The user name to use when connecting to the server using the  HTTPS Proxy.

  • HTTPS Proxy Password - The password to use when connecting to the server using the  HTTPS Proxy.

APIs

Axonius uses the KACE Systems Management Appliance (SMA) API.

Required Permissions

The user account specified must have:

  • Administrator role to run scripts.
  • Select the Manage Device Access option:
    Admin Role - Mobile Device Access.png

Required Ports

Axonius must be able to communicate with the value supplied in Hostname or IP Address via the following ports:

  • TCP port 443

For more details about other Enforcement Actions available, see Action Library.


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