Netwitness Endpoint (ECAT) Using GPOs to update Agent settings.

Document created by Thomas Jones Employee on Sep 29, 2016Last modified by Thomas Jones Employee on Nov 8, 2016
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Use case:  Change agent endpoint settings from auto start to delayed start.  There are many other use cases for this operation.  This applies to managing many agents in the environment.



Group policy management --> Policy --> Edit --> Computer Configuration --> Preferences

          Windows settings --> Registry


          Control Panel Settings --> Services


  1. On the domain controller open Group Policy Management

2. Open the policy that will update the settings

3. Select Edit

4. Choose computer configuration

5. Open Preferences

6. Open Windows Settings

7. To modify registry

8. Create a new Registry Entry

9. To modify the services

10. Open the Control Panel Settings

11. Services

12. Configure the service

13. Test and check your work by forcing the gpo update.

14. Validate the changes.



Please let me know if there are any questions and be sure to reply to this thread with any other use cases that this may be used for.