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Active Administrator 8.4 - Release Notes

Installing Active Administrator server

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Click Install next to Active Administrator Server.
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Click View License Agreement.
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Click I accept these terms, and click OK.
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Click Next.
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To change the location of the program files, click Change, or click Next to accept the default installation directory.
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Click Install.
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Click Finish.

Configuring the server

If you are upgrading Active Administrator®, your previous settings appear on each page. You can quickly page through the wizard accepting the current settings or take the opportunity to make changes to your setup. For detailed instructions on the configuration wizard, see the Quest® Active Administrator® Install Guide.

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Click Next.
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Select Use an existing Active Administrator database.
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Click Next.
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Select Use an existing Active Administrator Archive database.
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Click Next.
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Click Next.
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Click Next.
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Click Next.
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Click Next.
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Click Next.
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Click Next.
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Click Next.
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To add additional users, click Add, find and select users, click OK.
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Click Next.
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Click Next.
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Click Finish.
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Click Finish.

Installing Active Administrator console

Install the Active Administrator® Console on any workstation that requires the use of Active Administrator.

IMPORTANT: Active Administrator includes the Diagnostic Console, which is also a feature in Spotlight® for Active Directory®. If you are currently using Spotlight for Active Directory, you must install the Active Administrator Console on a computer that does not have the Spotlight for Active Directory Console installed.
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Click Install next to Active Administrator Console.
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Click View License Agreement.
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Click I accept these terms, and click OK.
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Click Next.
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To change the location of the program files, click Change, or click Next to accept the default installation directory
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Click Install.
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Click Finish.
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NOTE: If you want to change the server, select Settings | Set Active Administrator Server.

Updating audit agents

To collect data on a computer, you must install and activate the audit agent. A wizard guides you through installing the audit agent.

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Select Auditing & Alerting | Agents.
NOTE: You may need to refresh the audit agents to correct the display. Click Refresh or select domain controllers, and click Refresh Selected.
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