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UCMDB Tip :What file would be copied when running Host Connection jobs and Host Application job

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UCMDB Support Tip : What files are copied to target machines with Host Connection by Shell/WMI/PowerShell and Host Application by Shell/Powershell/WMI jobs?

 

Issue description:

In secured environments wherein all changes are tracked, it is necessary to find the source of files that are generated. In case of UCMDB jobs like Host Connection by Shell/WMI/PowerShell and Host Application by Shell/Powershell/WMI, what exact files are placed on the remote machine at the time of discovery from those jobs?

 

Solution:

For the "by Shell" job, when using the NTCMD protocol, the only file that is copied is the hpcmdsrv.exe. Register this executable as a service and run it.

The service would like:

Service Name:  HPCmd Service

Service File Name:  %SystemRoot%\\SysWOW64\HPCmdSvc.exe

Service Type:  user mode service

Service Start Type:  demand start

Service Account:  LocalSystem

 

Also, for the WMI and PowerShell jobs, no files should be copied to the target machine as UCMDB just uses the Windows feature.

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Hao Yang

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