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KACE Systems Deployment Appliance 7.0 Common Documents - Administrator Guide

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

Prevent brute-force login attacks

Prevent brute-force login attacks

You can configure the appliance to prevent multiple consecutive attacks from obtaining appliance credentials.

The Brute Force Detection settings on the Security Settings page allow you to configure the number of failed authentication attempts within a specified time frame, after which the appliance prevents any logins for that user name.

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On the left navigation pane, click Settings to display the Control Panel, then click Security to display the Security Settings page.
2.
On the Security Settings page, under Brute Force Detection, specify the following:
3.
Click Save.

Preparing for deployment

KACE SDA 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 KACE SDA network connection between the target devices to PXE boot from the target devices to the appliance, download the required tools to build your KACE 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 KACE SDA on a private network or in a small environment that does not have a DHCP server, the KACE SDA can act as the DHCP server by enabling this option on the appliance.

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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.
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In DHCP Pool Start, enter the lowest IP address in the range.
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In DHCP Pool End, enter the highest IP address in the range.
5.
Click Save.

DHCP is enabled.

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