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Regenerating the Agent GUID of the Worry-Free Business Security Services (WFBS-SVC) Agent for cloned OS image

    • Updated:
    • 23 Aug 2019
    • Product/Version:
    • Worry-Free Business Security Services 5.7
    • Worry-Free Business Security Services 6.1
    • Worry-Free Business Security Services 6.1
    • Worry-Free Business Security Services 6.2
    • Worry-Free Business Security Services 6.3
    • Worry-Free Business Security Services 6.3
    • Worry-Free Business Security Services 6.5
    • Worry-Free Business Security Services 6.5
    • Worry-Free Business Security Services 6.6
    • Worry-Free Business Security Services 6.6
    • Platform:
    • Not Applicable N/A
Summary

Use the Image Cloning Deployment Tool for cleaning up and regenerating the Agent GUID for cloned OS image.

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The tool can be used by resellers to easily deploy a cloned image (that includes the WFBS-SVC client) to multiple machines. It resets key values of the registry keys [AgentGuid] and [ClientRegistered].

After running this tool and restarting the OS, new clients will be able report to the server.

Limitations:

  • The tool cannot support Windows 2000. 
  • The tool cannot support Dell case clients
  1. Before creating an image, download and extract the content of the Image Cloning Deployment Tool and run the batch file to clean up registries.
  2. Extract the "Image_Cloning_Deployment_Tool".

    Extract tool

  3. Extracting the zip file will reveal the "KeyCleanup.bat" that will clean up the registry entries.

    KeyCleanup file

  4. After running the batch file, the following changes will happen under the registry path: HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\TrendMicro\PC-cillinNTCorp\CurrentVersion\HostedAgent\:

    • "ClientRegistered" is changed from "1" to "0"
    • "AgentGuid" is deleted

    Before running the .bat file, "ClientRegistered" shows as "1":

    Before running the .bat file

    For the process of KeyCleanup.bat it will show the following:

    KeyCleanup process

  5. Reboot the machine.
  6. After the machine reboots, the agent will regenerate the Agent GUID and report to the server (if the Internet is connected).
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Solution Id:
1057093
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