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Disconnected Devices Cleanup Using the Console or PowerShell
Follow these best practices to clean up disconnected devices. Disconnected Devices Cleanup Using the Automox Console Follow these steps to clean up disconnected devices using the console. Go to Devices in the console. Select Columns on th...
Account Management Using the Automox Console or PowerShell
Follow these best practices to clean up unnecessary user accounts. Account Management Using the Automox Console Follow these steps to clean up unnecessary user accounts using the Automox console. Go to Settings ( ⋮ ) in the console. Select ...
Identify Software Install Count Using PowerShell
Use a PowerShell script to identify software packages installed on every device in an organization referenced by the computer name. By altering the script you can add additional fields - but make sure the Set-Content line reflects all of the field...
Software Install List of Devices Using PowerShell
Use a PowerShell script to retrieve a list of devices that have a unique software package installed. This list includes the version number on the export file, but the search is done using the software package name. This example output uses a search...
Retrieve Policy List and Schedules Using PowerShell
Use a PowerShell script to retrieve a list of all policies and schedules for your organization and put them in an Excel spreadsheet. Note: Due to the way Excel auto-formats numbers, the “schedule months” column may show in scientific...
Rolling Back a Patch
When patching there may be times that rolling back a patch is necessary. Here are some steps and related information to that process.  This feature is currently only available for Windows-based devices. If a patch offers a rollback option, r...