If you have people manually install BigFix on existing machines, it is helpful to know not just that BigFix has been installed, but that it is successfully communicating with the infrastructure. There may be a delay before the client shows up in the bigfix console, or something may have been set incorrectly that is preventing a regular operator from having the correct permissions to see the client in the console.
Here is an option to provide affirmative feedback that bigfix is both installed and operational as soon as possible:
These tasks are designed to be executed from the Actionsite targeting “All Computers” in such a way that they will only run a single time, and only on computers that have had BigFix installed recently. This will work for Windows system, and any *nix system that has