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VMware vRealize Configuration Manager Cookbook by Abhijeet Shriram Janwalkar

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Deploying additional components on agents

Package manager, which is installed on the target machines, manages the installation of software packages. It does not contain the software packages, only pointers to the packages in the repository sources of which it is aware. When directed to install, the package is copied from the repository to the cratecache folder on the target machines. Package manager unzips the files to the %TMP% directory and runs the configured installation.

Note

This is applicable for VCM 5.7.3 or earlier; ignore this if you are already at 5.8.0 or later.

Getting ready

For this recipe, we need a working VCM server and managed machines where VCM agents are installed.

How to do it...

We will follow the process to check whether agent ...

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