How to Distribute Files to Remote Hosts
You can send files to multiple computers without user interaction.
Before you begin:
Who can use this feature? The One2Many feature is available for the following:
|Basic/Plus/Premier Subscription||Modular Subscription||User Permissions|
Important: This type of task can only be deployed to Windows hosts.
- In Central, go to the page.
- Click Create Task.
Result: The Create Task page is displayed.
- Select Distribute files.
- Name the task in the Task name field.
Since you may end up with many saved tasks, be sure to use a clear and specific name.
- To locate the files you want to distribute, click Browse....
You can upload multiple files.
- Set the Destination Folder.
This field is displayed after you have selected a file to distribute.Tip: The path may contain environment variables.
- Under Overwrite existing files, choose whether or not to overwrite files that already exist on the targeted computers.
- Under Folder creation behavior, select Create folders if they don't already exist to push files in folders.
- Choose whether to assign a plan now, or later:
See How to Create a Plan for Executing One2Many Tasks to continue.
- To save your task and create a new plan that will be used to run the task, click Save and continue
- To save the task without assigning a plan, click Save and close (you will be able to assign a plan later)
What to do next:
Tip: Once you have assigned a task to a plan and have run the plan, you can monitor progress and view logs on the page. You can view logs for completed tasks on the page.
Article last updated: 27 September, 2022