How To: Organize Machine Groups and Templates into Folders and Sub-Folders in IPWS 9.3

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    Purpose

     

    The purpose of this document is to show how to create and organize machine groups and template (Scan and Deployment) into a logical folder and sub-folder structure within Ivanti Patch for Windows Servers 9.3.

     

    Description

     

    In Ivanti Patch for Windows Servers (formerly known as Shavlik Protect), you now have the ability to create and organize your machine groups and templates into a folder structure for better organization.

     

    Folder Path Examples:

     

    • \Servers
    • \Workstations
    • \Workstations\Location A
    • \Workstations\Location B

     

    Machine Groups and Templates can only be contained within one folder.

     

    Machine Groups

     

    • To create a new path or an existing folder path for machine groups, you have the following options:
      • In the Machine group dialog box, create a new path or add to an existing folder path in the 'Path' box.

      • In the navigation pane, right-click a machine group>Edit path. In the path window that pops up, create a new path or add to an existing folder path from the drop-down list.

      • If you have an existing folder structure and want to add/move a machine group to that group, click and drag between folders and subfolders.
    • Example:

        

     

    Templates (Scan and Deployment)

     

    • To create a new path or an existing folder path for templates, you have the same options as with machine groups:
      • In the template dialog box, create a new path or add to an existing folder path in the 'Path' box.
        • Patch Scan Template:

                       

        •     Deployment Template:

                       

      • In the navigation pane, right-click a template>Edit path. In the path window that pops up, create a new path or add to an existing folder path from the drop-down list.

             

             

      • If you have an existing folder structure and want to add/move a machine group to that group, click and drag between folders and subfolders.
    • Example of Patch Scan Template Folders:

        

    • Example of Deployment Template Folders:

        

     

    Affected Product

     

    Ivanti Patch for Windows Servers 9.3.X (formerly known as Shavlik Protect)