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How to perform integrated mass deployment (IMD) of inSync Client using PDQ Deploy?

This article applies to inSync Cloud and On-Premises.

Overview

This section provides the information on performing integrated mass deployment (IMD) of the inSync Client using PDQ Deploy tool.

Before you begin

  1. Refer the AD/LDAP integration and mass deployment section from inSync documentation to understand the following:
    • Integrated mass deployment process for inSync Client
    • Generate the deployment token
    • Parameter settings
  2. Download the inSync Client msi (installer).

Procedure

  1. Copy the inSync Client msi file to the PDQ Deploy server.
  2. Launch the PDQ Deploy tool.

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  3. Click File > New Package. The New Package window is displayed.

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  4. Enter the package name and specify the version on the Details tab. For example, add name as Druva-inSync-Client-5.9 and version as 5.9.6). Adding description is optional.

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  5. Click the Options tab and set the Run As to Deploy User (program default) if you are using domain admin account or set Local System from the list.

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  6. Click Steps > New Step > Install. This adds Step 1 to the package.

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  7. Provide the following details in Step 1:
    • Install File: Provide the path of the inSync MSI file (a network shared location is preferred).
    • Select the Custom checkbox next to Command line. 
    • Remove all the parameters next to inSyncxxx.msi and add the IMD parameters. For example, TOKENV2=’SAMPLE_IMD_TOKEN’ SERVERLIST="cloud.druva.com:<Instance_port>"

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  8. Click File > Save and close the Package window.
  9. Right-click the package and click Deploy Once.

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  10. Click Choose Targets > Target list.

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  11. Select a target from the list and click OK. It lists all the workstations under the Deploy Once window. 

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  12. Remove the workstations manually on which you do not want to deploy the inSync Client.

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  13. Click Deploy Now. PDQ Deploy tool starts installing the inSync Client on the target devices and displays the deployment status on the tool.

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    On a licensed PDQ tool, you can also schedule the deployments.