Altiris pxe configuration utility updating
For those fortunate enough never to have heard of VASS, it’s a site maintained by VCAA where school administrators can enrol students in VCE/VET courses and record results.
While I’ve no doubt that the service the site provides is essential for our school and students, the site itself with it’s browser restrictions and configuration requirements make accessing the VASS website from anywhere impossible While VCAA have recently published their requirements for Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 9, they have only done so and supported IE9 since January 2012, a lethargic ten months after the IE9 release.
While we currently use a GPO dedicated to the VASS browser settings for our SOE desktops, we weren’t prepared to wait for VASS to support IE9 before we updated our fleet of staff tablets to the latest browser.
This time last year we were trialling Remote App for remote access to Synergetic, our school database system.
If you, the administrator, need to use a USB or CD drive, you can easily enter the BIOS password when trying to use an alternative boot device.
Finally, configuring your computers to automatically power on before the day starts will cut down on your workload.
We are going to cover both methods, starting with the command line first so go ahead and install CCTK. On a 64-bit OS, it can be found here: and press enter.
How do you manage the BIOS settings on your computers? While he is obviously in better shape than I am, I chose to blame genetics and not the fact that I would rather automate a task than physically do it.