Install BigFix client on Windows

BigFix Client
Microsoft Windows 2012

How install the Big Fix client/agent on the Windows server?

On the ILMT linux server you can search for the client files with find . -name ClientMSI*

Copy the files you need over to your Windows server

Copy BigFixAgent.msi setup, its .mst files and the actionsite.afxm masthead file to a folder of your target computer, for instance C:\install\bigfix. Actionsite.afxm file is in the /var/opt/BESInstallers/Client folder of the Linux server.

Then create a CMD file with following content:

msiexec.exe /i “BigFixAgent.msi” TRANSFORMS=”1033.mst” REBOOT=ReallySuppress MSIRESTARTMANAGERCONTROL=Disable /qn

Start a DOS prompt as administrator and go to the \install\bigfix folder

Run your installagent.cmd file, to install.

If you run the BIGFIXAGENT.MSI it can look like this

You will have a new “BES Client” windows service on your computer after the installation.

You must copy the actionsite.afxm file to the folder C:\Program Files (x86)\BigFix Enterprise\BES Client to make the client start.

Client/Agent can be downloaded from

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