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How do you update the retro client when the machines aren’t logged in with admin accounts?

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Is the recommended way to use group policy? If so is there some instructions on how to do this? We have a Windows domain running windows 7 clients with the users logged in with standard non-admin accounts so it appears Retrospect won’t be able to update the clients.

 

I’m running Retrospect multi-server 10.5 on Windows Server

 

Also got a number of Macs connected to the same domain with the same problem.

 

Thanks

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Do you have a method to deliver MSI's to your boxes? I use PDQ Deploy and just write a script to install the MSI silently, ie:

 

msiexec.exe /i "Retrospect Client 11.5.msk" ALLUSERS=1 /qn /norestart /log output.log RebootYesNo=NO

 

That installs the newest client and restarts the service regardless of who logs in (obviously you deliver it w/admin account).

 

Macs don't require admin - you can just do that from the client itself in Retrospect, though you could do a similar push thing w/ARD or something like Munki.

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