The Windows MSI installer is an easily distributable and customer-facing installer for your Monitoring Client.
Download the Installer
Download the installer from your Watchman Monitoring Dashboard, or use the direct link to your MSI installer.
Double-Click on the MonitoringClient.msi.
Enter the desired Group Name and click Next.
You'll be presented with information about the package being installed, click Next.
Click Yes to allow the Monitoring Client to install.
Once installed, click Next.
Once completed, click Close.
Command Prompt Installation
The MSI can also be installed using the
msiexec command in a Command Prompt.
Open a Command Prompt an an Administrator by right-clicking on Command Prompt > More > Run as administrator.
msiexec command allows for specification of the Group with the following structure:
msiexec /i "https://SUBDOMAIN.monitoringclient.com/downloads/MonitoringClient.msi" /quiet CMDLINE="Group=""Pretendco"""
/quiet flag means you will have no indication of the installation process.
Learn more about msiexec on Microsoft's MSDN Site.
You can also add the Group registry entries using the following commands:
For a 64-bit OS
REG ADD KeyName HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\MonitoringClient /v ClientGroup /t REG_SZ /d Pretendco
For a 32 bit OS
REG ADD KeyName HKLM\SOFTWARE\MonitoringClient /v ClientGroup /t REG_SZ /d Pretendco