A system administrator installs External Provisioning Infrastructure (EPI) agents to enable the use of Visual Basic scripts in the provisioning process.

The following table describes the requirements that apply to installing an EPI agent to enable the use of Visual Basic scripts in the provisioning process.

Table 1. EPI Agents for Visual Scripting

Requirement

Description

Credentials

Credentials under which the agent will run must have administrative access to the installation host.

Microsoft PowerShell

Microsoft PowerShell must be installed on the installation host prior to agent installation: The version required depends on the operating system of the installation host and might have been installed with that operating system. Visit http://support.microsoft.com for more information.

MS PowerShell Execution Policy

MS PowerShell Execution Policy must be set to RemoteSigned or Unrestricted.

For information on PowerShell Execution Policy issue one of the following commands at Power-Shell command prompt:

help about_signing
help	Set-ExecutionPolicy