Software Deployment Question
SmartLabel to Identify IE Versions
06/08/2015 4164 views
New to Kace. How do I create a Smartlabel to identify my computers to do NOT have Internet Explorer 11.x installed? We need to deploy IE 11 to the subset of computers that have not been upgraded yet.
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Here's how I would do that. First, you'll need to be able to report on IE 11. To do that, I made a Custom Inventory Rule as follows:
RegistryValueGreaterThan(HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer, svcVersion, 11) AND RegistryValueLessThan(HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer, svcVersion, 12)
You'll want to create a new software entry named IE 11 - CIR (or something similar so you know what it is) and paste that code above into your Custom Inventory Rule field. Make sure you select Operating Systems.
Once machines begin to check-in, that Software Inventory item (IE 11) will begin to populate. Now you have something you can work with. You can then create a Smart Label using Software Titles != IE 11 - CIR (or whatever you named the Software entry). Now, when machines check-in that do not have IE 11 they will be added to your Smart Label.
Answered 06/09/2015 by: rockhead44