The AirWatch Agent for Windows devices is pre-configured with AirWatch. Change these settings when you need the AirWatch Agent to meet certain business needs.
The AirWatch Agent for Windows adds features and functionality for managing and configuring Windows 7 devices. Besides enrollment, the AirWatch Agent reports the device status to the AirWatch Console and allows for advanced profiles such as Firewall and Windows Updates.
The AirWatch Agent for Windows can be found on the Resource Portal and at awagent.com.
Configuring the AirWatch Agent
Navigate to Groups & Settings > All Settings > Devices & Users > Windows > Windows 7 > Agent Settings to change the following settings:
|Beacon Interval (min)||Enter the time interval (in minutes) at which the agent will check in with the AirWatch Console.|
|Data Sample Interval (min)||Enter the time interval (in minutes) at which the agent will collect a data sample from the device.|
|Data Transmit Interval (min)||
Enter the time interval (in minutes) at which the agent will transmit the collected data sample to the console.
This settings also controls how often the AirWatch Agent checks for a new automatic upgrade if enabled.
|Block Enrollment if Windows Genuine validation fails||
Enable to block devices with non-genuine copies of Windows Operating Systems from enrolling into AirWatch.
|Enforce Passcode Profile||Enable to force the agent to prompt end users for password changes when a passcode profile is installed or updated. This option does not apply to domain-joined devices.|
|Windows Agent Automatic Updates||Enable to automatically update the AirWatch Agent when an update becomes available.|
|Download Remote Control Cab||Select this link to download the cabinet (CAB) installer file for AirWatch Remote Management.|
Enable Seek Permission if you want to prompt the end user to accept or decline the remote management request from the admin.
|Remote Management Port||
Enter the port used to communicate between the Remote Management Agent and the Tunnel Agent on the end-user device.
This port is responsible for caching the different frames on the device for use with the screen sharing function. The default port is 7775. Consider leaving the default setting unless port 7775 is in use for other uses in your organization.
|Device Log Level||Set the Device Log Level to control the verbosity of the remote management application on the device.|
|Log Folder Path||Define the Log Folder Path where the application saves the remote management log file on the device.|
|Display Tray Icon||Enable Display Tray Icon to show the remote management applet on the device.|
|Max Sessions||Enter the maximum number of concurrent sessions allowed on a device.|
|Number of Retries||Enter the number of retries allowed before communication attempts stop.|
|Retry Frequency (Seconds)||Enter the amount of time between attempts to communicate.|
|Heartbeat Interval (Seconds)||Enter the amount of time (in seconds) that passes between status updates that are sent from the device.|
|Connection Loss Retry Frequency (Seconds)||Enter the amount of time (in seconds) that passes between attempts to reestablish the connection.|