Setting up and customizing the Distribution server is done from the properties entry available in both Systems Administration and Configuration Management. The settings are then stored in the database, where they are accessible to the Replicator. These settings establish the location of each Management Server and the policies for replicating packages between Management Servers. The different properties is described in the below.
The General tab enables you to establish the basic properties of the container, including its name, location and synchronization policy.
This is the name of the Management Server in the CMS console.
This is the name of the server.
This is the name of the share on the server.
The last date the server was synchronized.
This is the path to the \\server\share
This is the Version of the Management Server
This is the unique identification of the Management Server in the CMS system.
Lock this server
Locks the server and prevents synchronization.
The purpose of "Distribution-point" is to allow clients to automatically use the nearest Container when downloading packages.
Add IP Range/MAC
Enter a IP range or Mac address
A internal CMS description.
List of all IP ranges for this Management Server.
Use the default WSUS Server to handle this
The default WSUS server will be used to handle this Management Server.
Use the WSUS Proxy server to handle this Management Server
A specific WSUS replica server can be selected to handle this server.