Issuing Tasks to Child Servers

Use the Tasks menu item to perform any of the following actions to specific or all child servers.

  • Deploy Anti-spam rules

  • Deploy engines

  • Deploy pattern files/cleanup templates

  • Deploy program files

  1. Click Directories > Products from the main menu.

    The Product Directory screen appears.

  2. Select a child server from the Product Directory.
  3. Perform one of the following:
    • Issue a task to the child server

      1. Move the cursor over Tasks from the Product Directory menu.

        A drop-down menu appears.

      2. Click any of the available tasks.

      3. Click Deploy now.

        A confirmation screen appears once Control Manager has completed the task.

      4. Click the Command Details link at the response screen to view command information, or click OK.

    • Access the child server’s web console

      1. Move the cursor over Configure from the Product Directory menu.

        A drop-down menu appears.

      2. Click Child Control Manager Single Sign On.

        The child server’s web console appears in a new window.

      3. Log on to the child server and complete the required tasks.