Knowledgebase : Faronics Deploy
Faronics Deploy is a Software as a Service (SaaS) platformed offered by Faronics that allows administrators to remotely install Applications, perform Windows Updates, perform OS Deployment, as well as remotely control managed workstations and generate Rep...
The following operating systems are supported for Deployment through Faronics Deploy; * Windows 8.1 * Windows 10 * Windows Server 2012 R2 * Windows Server 2016 * Windows Server 2019 Both 32bit and 64bit versions of the operating systems are su...
Faronics Deploy uses the Windows Imaging Format (WIM) for storing images for deployment.
The capture of an image using the OS Deployment feature of Faronics Deploy requires a few prerequisites to be configured. * A Faronics Deploy Imaging Server needs to be installed and operational on the same network as the workstation that the image is ...
Deployment of an image using the OS Deployment feature of Faronics Deploy requires a few prerequisites to be configured. * A Faronics Deploy Imaging Server needs to be installed and operational on the same network as the workstation being re-imaged. ...
The OS Deployment feature of Faronics Deploy allows for the capture of images from and deployment of captured images to managed systems. 
Faronics Deploy has the capability to push custom applications to managed workstations.  To push the application to the client machine it must first be placed in a location accessible to the workstation using an HTTP/HTTPS connection.  This location can ...
Faronics Deploy for macOS supports the ability to install and update pre-packaged apps on managed macOS machines. Whereas, the Windows version supports a number of additional features such as the ability to install custom apps, remotely run custom scripts...
Faronics Deploy is licensed per operating system being managed. If your system is configured for dual boot, or if you have an Apple system running both Windows & macOS, you will need 2 licenses.
Faronics Deploy has a list of 90+ pre-created packages as well as the ability to create your own package using MSI or EXE files for remote deployment and management.
Faronics Deploy has the capability to push custom scripts to managed workstations. Currently, Faronics Deploy supports PowerShell, VBScript, and Batch Files as native formats. To push the script to the client machine it must first be placed in a location...
By default, Faronics Deploy groups the 90+ pre-packaged apps based on their app category. To see the list of apps in a non categorised list, click on the “Grouped by Applications” switch to ungroup all the apps and see them listed individually. 
Yes, the Faronics Deploy console displays the reports and timestamps based on the timezone set in the logged-in user’s profile. On the workstation side Faronics Deploy utilizes the local time on the workstations for performing scheduled tasks.
To create a Group, click on a Computer name to call out the Actions Toolbar and click on the Group name or the drop-down arrow under the “Change Group” option. Then type the name of the Group you wish to create in the Create New Group field and click the ...
To view the Computers by their groups, click on the Group column header to call out the Actions Toolbar; then click the Grouped switch to enable the grouped view of the Computers. Alternatively, you can select the group from the drop-down list to display ...
To rename an existing site, click on the dropdown with the name of the current Site displayed on the top right corner in Deploy Console, then click on the “edit” icon beside the current site name and enter the new name for the Site as desired.
To create a new Site, click on the dropdown with the name of the current Site displayed on top right corner in Deploy Console, then click in the "Create New Site" text field and enter the desired Site name and finally click on the “+” to add the new Site....
Sites are independent groups of computers within your organization that are managed by Faronics Deploy. You may create multiple sites for different categories such as physical location (for example, California or New York) or departments (for example Acco...
As Antivirus and AntiMalware production evolves security vendors are implementing features that allow the software to be run in isolation before running on a live system to ensure that they can properly analyze the actions taken by each product on a syste...
Faronics Deploy and Deep Freeze are two different products designed with different goals in mind. Deep Freeze and the Deep Freeze Cloud platform are designed around the concept of taking a computer and setting it into a state where it can be quickly rebo...
Unfortunately, no. Faronics Deploy client can only be installed on a Windows or a Mac computer. However, the Faronics Deploy console can be operated using iOS/ iPad OS or other platform browsers with limited capabilities.
Unfortunately, at this time Faronics Deploy does not support Linux. If you are interested in using Faronics Deploy on a Linux platform, please send an email to support@faronics.com with details as to the distribution that you are using, as well as what fe...
Faronics Deploy is supported on Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10. Faronics Deploy supports macOS High Sierra (10.13) and higher.  It is recommended that customers make sure they are on the latest patch revisions for the respective operating syste...
The Faronics Deploy Cache Server is a small utility that can be installed on machines in the local network. This cache server will download product updates and keep local copies of them available so that client machines are not all having to download the ...
The Application Presets provide a quick way to define a group of programs that are likely to be deployed together so that they can be quickly applied to a client machine as needed. Application presets can be accessed by clicking on an individual workstat...
Clicking on the application in the list of applications will display details of a given application, custom application, or script and an option to install, or uninstall on all systems will be shown as appropriate. The option for removal will only be sho...
Yes, to select multiple computers, click on the Computers column header in the grid to call out the Actions Toolbar. Then in the Actions Toolbar, you can select all the Computers or specific Computers from the drop-down list and click on Select Computers ...
Yes, Faronics Deploy can provide the ability to remotely access machines using RDP. This will function on machines that support connecting with the Microsoft RDP Client and may not be available on all versions of Windows.  To remotely access a machine ma...