Introduction to the Cireson Control Center
Purpose and Audience
Prerequisites and Assumptions
Minimum Requirements for the Cireson Control Center
Installing the Prerequisites for the Cireson Control Center
Account and group requirements
Remote Manage Requirements
Downloading the Cireson Control Center
Installing the Cireson Control Center
Overview of the Control Center Installer
Providing access to SQL for the Control Center
Running the Control Center Installer
Post Installation Configuration of the Cireson Control Center
Verifying the Control Center is Working
Installing The Control Center Client
Installing Commence for the Cireson Control Center
Discovering the EndPoint Address of the Control Center server
Configuring Commence with the EndPoint Address of the Control Center server
Downloading and installing SDelete
Verify Anonymous Authentication to the Commence installation directory
Verify Your ConfigMgr Distribution Points are PXE-enabled
Create a Boot Image for Commence
Customize the Commence Boot Image
Distributing the Commence Boot Image
Creating the Commence Task Sequence
Customizing the Commence Task Sequence
Deploying the Commence Task Sequence
Granting access to Commence
Backup and Restore of the Cireson Control Center
Backing up the Control Center
Restoring the Control Center
Upgrading from Previous Versions of the Cireson Control Center
Upgrading the Control Center
Post Upgrade Procedure
Appendix A - Enabling the Windows Remote Management Service
Appendix B - Converting from the Trial to the Licensed Version of the Control Center
Appendix C - Extracting the Cireson Control Center Installation Files
Appendix D – Preparing an Offline Installer to install the Cireson Control Center
Frequently Asked Questions
2.x and Earlier
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Control Center v3.0.5 Release Notes
Version 3.0.4+ requires Service Manager Portal (SMP) v8.4.2+ for Remote Manage integration functionality to work properly.
The trial experience has been improved, especially in regards to how license keys are generated.
The installer now suggests CCC as the hostname on install and updates DNS accordingly.
The installer media is now a self-extracting executable that is signed, and the download no longer needs to be unblocked before extracting.
The installer checks the user's permissions against SQL before performing install actions.
The ability to create an offline installation media is disabled when the internet is unavailable.
Updated the EULA.
Platform and application (CPEX) version now show near the Cireson icon.
Initial tests for basic CAS configuration are working, but more testing is needed for advanced scenarios.
The folder share launch buttons now properly pass the URLs so app launcher can open them in explorer.
Update platform version to 2.1.4.