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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

Change the Samba share password

Change the Samba share password

You can change the K2000 Samba share password. The Samba share drivers and restore directories are for uploading drivers and backing up and restoring library components, scripted installations, system images, boot environments, network inventory, and network scans.

NOTE: The default account name is admin and the default password is also admin.

1.
On the left navigation pane, click Settings to display the Control Panel, then click General Settings to display the General Settings page.
2.
In K2000 Samba Share Password, enter a new password.
3.
Click Save.

The account password for the Samba share is changed.

Set the VNC® password

Set the VNC® password

The K2000 Boot Environment (KBE) includes a Java® VNC client that enables you to connect to and boot remote devices from the appliance. When you create a NetBoot environment on a Mac OS X® device, the VNC password gets stored in the Mac OS X NetBoot environment.

1.
On the left navigation pane, click Settings to display the Control Panel, then click General Settings to display the General Settings page.
2.
In VNC Password, type a password.
3.
Click Save.

Configuring the appliance date and time settings

Configuring the appliance date and time settings

Appliance deployment operations, scheduled backups, exports, and offboard transfers rely on the date and time of the system clock. By default, the K2000 system clock is set to synchronize with the Quest KACE time server. You can change the system clock settings to match your timezone.

Configure the date and time

Configure the date and time

The K2000 appliance logs deployment operations based on the date and time of the appliance system clock. You can set the system clock to match your timezone to prevent unexpected behavior, such as running resource-intensive backups during high network activity.

1.
On the left navigation pane, click Settings to display the Control Panel, then click Date and Time Settings to display the Date and Time Settings page.

Option

Description

Timezone

Select a timezone in the drop-down list.

Time Setting

Select an option:

Automatically synchronize with an Internet time server. Use an Internet time server. If you select this option, provide the server web address in the Server field.
Set the clock on the K2000 manually. Set the appliance clock manually. Specify the time and date in the drop-down lists. The Hour drop-down list uses a 24-hour clock format.

Time Server

Use an Internet time server to set the appliance time. Enter the web address of the time server in the text box. For example: time.example.com.

By default, the system clock is set to synchronize with the Quest KACE time server.

3.
Click Save.

During the restart, active connections might be dropped. When changes are saved, the page automatically refreshes after 15 seconds. After the appliance web server restarts, the updated date and time appear in the bottom right of the Administrator Console.

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