30 day setting for expried computers in FCS management console RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi folks

    Is there a way of changing the 30 day removal of clients in FCS. We are a large university campus with many suites of PCs which have little use
    during the long summer vacation and all these machines drop off the management console. Short of rebooting them all via Wake on LAN to get them to reoprt in it would be nice to be able to turn off or tune this setting to a longer timeout.

    Any ideas

    Andrew Torry
    Network Security Manager
    Tuesday, September 22, 2009 1:41 PM


  • So as an FYI they are technicall not "removed" per say.. they just do not count in the reporting for FCS any more.  The clients should still be in MOM as agent managed computers and when turned back on I believe they will start reporting again and as their last contact date will be less then 30 days at that time will start showing back up in FCS reporting.
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    • Proposed as answer by Nick Gu - MSFT Wednesday, September 23, 2009 3:04 AM
    • Marked as answer by Nick Gu - MSFT Monday, September 28, 2009 1:48 AM
    Tuesday, September 22, 2009 3:33 PM