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Microsoft’s System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) Integration with Hexnode

Microsoft’s System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) is a system management software which manages a group of computers running on Windows platform.

Hexnode’s integration with SCCM helps in migrating the devices from the SCCM server to Hexnode portal.

To Configure SCCM

  • From Hexnode portal, Navigate to Admin > SCCM.

    SCCM integration with Hexnode

Step 1: Download and install the Hexnode SCCM Agent app on the SCCM server.

  1. Click on the download link to download and install the SCCM Agent on the server.
  2. Launch Hexnode SCCM Agent app setup wizard. Click on Next to continue the installation setup.

    SCCM Agent App setup wizard window
  3. Select the destination path for the SCCM Agent app to be installed.

    Provide the destination location to install the SCCM agent app
  4. Provide the following details for setting up Hexnode SCCM Agent.

    Site Code and portal name to integrate SCCM with Hexnode

    • Site Code: Provide the site code to identify the sites in SCCM server. Site code will be a three-character alpha-numeric code. It can be obtained from your SCCM server.
    • Portal Name: Provide the Hexnode portal name to which the SCCM server is to be integrated.
  5. Provide the Hostname, Username and password to connect to the database of the SCCM server.

    Hostname and user credentials to connect with SCCM server
  6. Click on Install.

    Installation process
  7. Click on Finish to exit the setup.

    Exit the installation wizard
  8. All the devices in the SCCM server will be listed under Admin > SCCM.

    Devices synced in Hexnode portal

Step 2: Download the Hexnode MDM app for Windows 10 devices (v1709+) for direct enrollment into the Hexnode portal.

Pre-requisites

  • Windows 10 devices running on v1709+.


To enroll devices running Windows 10 (v1709+) directly into Hexnode portal,

  1. Click on the download link to download and install Hexnode MDM app for Windows 10 devices on a Windows client device.
  2. Launch the application.
  3. Select Software Library.
  4. Click on +Create > Create Application.

    Creating application in software library
  5. Specify the settings for the application.
    • Type: Choose the application type as Windows MSI file.
    • Location: Provide the location of the application in UNC path format.


    Windows msi file upload
  6. View and verify the imported details from the Windows MSI file. Click on Next to edit/modify the imported information.

    View and verify the imported details
  7. Modify the details and click on Next.

    Modify the details as required
  8. Verify the details under Summary and click on Next.

    Verify the details under summary
  9. Once you’re done with the application wizard, click on Close.

    Close the application wizard on completing the process
  10. Application will be listed under Software Library > Overview > Application Management > Applications.

    App listed in software library

Deploy the Application

  1. Select the app under Software Library. Right click on the app and choose Deploy option.

    Deploying the application
  2. The app to be deployed will be listed by default under the field Software.

    Browse software and collection path
  3. Collection specifies the users/user groups in the server, to which the app is to be deployed. It can be either All User Groups, All Users or All Users and User Groups.

    Specify the collection type
  4. Choose either the Distribution Point or Distribution Point Group to which the app is to be deployed.

    Distribution point to deploy the app
  5. Specify the software deployment option.
    • Action: Choose the option to Install the application.
    • Purpose: Choose the option Required.

      Software deployment option to install the app
  6. If required, you can schedule the deployment. Click on Next to continue.

    Schedule the deployment to specific time
  7. Specify the required user experience and click on Next.

    Required user experience
  8. Configure the alert messages to be generated while the application is deployed.
    Alert messages to be generated while deploying
  9. Verify the summary of the deployment and click on Next.
    Verify the summary of deployment
  10. Click on Close to exit the setup wizard.
    Exit the setup wizard
  11. Windows devices will be synced with the Hexnode portal.Devices synced in Hexnode portal
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