Building Configuration Items the old way
Assume your company requires all machines to adhere to the following four items:
- Users are required to use Ctrl + Alt + Delete to log in
- The local guest account must be disabled
- The Internet Connection Sharing service must be disabled
- A recent antivirus definition file
Each of these settings can be verified with a single CI returning a single compliant or noncompliant state, or each setting can get its own CI and return a state for each setting. The latter generates more state messages, but it can provide more detail in reporting. In this scenario, we'll just put all these settings into a single CI.
Create a text file called
virus.def in the
Windows\Temp folder of the computer running the CM ...