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KACE Systems Deployment Appliance 4.1 - Administrator Guide

About the KACE Systems Deployment Appliance (K2000) Getting started Using the Dashboard Configuring the K2000 Setting up user accounts and user authentication Configuring security settings Preparing for deployment Managing device inventory Using labels Creating a Windows Boot Environment Managing drivers Capturing images Capturing user states Creating scripted installations Creating a task sequence Automating deployments Performing manual deployments Imaging Mac devices About the Remote Site Appliance Importing and exporting appliance components Managing disk space Troubleshooting appliance issues Updating appliance software About us Legal notices Glossary

Enable SSH Root Login (KACE Support)

Enable SSH Root Login (KACE Support)

Enabling SSH provides remote access to the Quest KACE Support team. Quest KACE recommends enabling SSH before you begin to use the appliance. SSH remote access is the only method that the Support team can use to diagnose and fix problems if the appliance becomes unresponsive.

1.
On the left navigation pane, click Settings to display the Control Panel, then click Security to display the Security Settings page.
2.
Select the Allow SSH Root Login (KACE Support) check box.
3.
Click Save.

Preparing for deployment

K2000 deployments require that you have 20 percent disk space. You can download and install the tools required to build the boot environment, upload the operating system installation source media, and enable the appliance to connect to target devices.

Set up the deployment environment

Set up the deployment environment

You can set up your K2000 appliance network connection between the target devices to PXE boot from the target devices to the appliance, download the required tools to build your K2000 Boot Environment (KBE), and load the source media and user profiles to the appliance.

Enable the on-board DHCP server

Enable the on-board DHCP server

If you are testing the K2000 on a private network or in a small environment that does not have a DHCP server, the K2000 can act as the DHCP server by enabling this option on the appliance.

1.
On the left navigation pane, click Settings to display the Control Panel, then click Network Settings to display the Network Settings page.
2.
Select the Enable On-Board DHCP Server check box.
3.
In DHCP Pool Start, enter the lowest IP address in the range.
4.
In DHCP Pool End, enter the highest IP address in the range.
5.
Click Save.

DHCP is enabled.

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