Arctic Wolf Agent Installation on Windows - Multiple Endpoints

Updated Feb 12, 2024

Install Arctic Wolf Agent on Windows using Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager

You can use Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) to manage the deployment of Arctic Wolf® Agent.

Arctic Wolf recommends that you only use SCCM for the initial deployment of Agent, and not for updating Agent.

Requirements

Before you begin

Steps

  1. Install Arctic Wolf Agent using SCCM.
  2. Deploy Arctic Wolf Agent using SCCM.
  3. Monitor Arctic Wolf Agent SCCM Installation.

Step 1: Install Arctic Wolf Agent using SCCM

  1. Download the Agent MSI file, and then save it in a file share location.

  2. Sign in to the SCCM console.

  3. Click Software Library > Application Management > Applications.

  4. Right-click Applications, and then click Create an Application.

  5. Configure these settings:

    • Type — Click Windows Installer (*.msi file).
    • Location — Click Browse, and navigate to the MSI installation file.
  6. Click Next.

  7. On the View imported information page, click Next.

  8. On the General Information page, in the Installation program field, enter this command:

    msiexec /i <downloaded_filename.msi> /qn CUSTOMER_UUID=<customer_UUID> REGISTER_DNS=<regional_DNS>  /l*v scout_install.log

    Where:

    • <downloaded_filename.msi> is the filename of the Agent MSI file.
    • <customer_UUID> is your customer UUID.
    • <regional_DNS> is your DNS hostname.
  9. In the Install behavior field, select Install for System.

  10. Click Next.

  11. On the Summary page, click Next to complete the configuration.

Step 2: Deploy Arctic Wolf Agent using SCCM

  1. In to the SCCM console, click Software Library > Application Management > Applications.

  2. Right-click the Agent application, and then click Deploy.

  3. In the Collection section, select one or more User Collections from the list.

  4. Click OK.

  5. Click Next.

  6. On the Content page, click Add > Distribution Point.

  7. Select the distribution point where you installed the Agent MSI file, and then click OK.

  8. Click Next.

  9. On the Deployment Settings page, configure these settings:

    • Action — Click Install.
    • Purpose — Click Required.
  10. Click Next.

  11. On the Scheduling page, click Installation deadline > As soon as possible.

  12. Click Next.

Step 3: Monitor Arctic Wolf Agent SCCM Installation

  1. Sign in to the Configuration Manager console.

  2. Click Monitoring > Deployments.

  3. Right-click the Agent deployment, and click View Status.

    The Status Type changes to Success when the deployment has successfully completed.

    Note: The time to complete the deployment varies based on the selected User Collections.

  4. (Optional) Verify that Agent is installed on the target computer:

    1. Open Control Panel > Programs and Features.
    2. Verify that Agent is listed.

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