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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
  • Premier
  • Automation
  • Create and Modify One2Many tasks
  • Run One2Many tasks
Important: This type of task can only be deployed to Windows hosts.
  1. In Central, go to the One2Many > Tasks page.
  2. Click Create Task.

    Result: The Create Task page is displayed.

  3. Select Distribute files.
  4. 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.
  5. To locate the files you want to distribute, click Browse....
    You can upload multiple files.
  6. Set the Destination Folder.
    This field is displayed after you have selected a file to distribute.
    Tip: The path may contain environment variables.
  7. Under Overwrite existing files, choose whether or not to overwrite files that already exist on the targeted computers.
  8. Under Folder creation behavior, select Create folders if they don't already exist to push files in folders.
  9. Choose whether to assign a plan now, or later:
    • 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 One2Many > Plans page. You can view logs for completed tasks on the One2Many > History page.
Article last updated: 27 September, 2022