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How to manualy deploy agent for Windows based collections

To install the Cyberquest agent on the Windows target machine, the following prerequisits must be met:

  1. Install vcredist_x64_2010.exe
  2. Install vcredist_x64_2012.exe
  3. Install vc_redist_x64_2019.exe
  4. Install Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2

Step 1

You must be logged in to the CyberQuest web interface with a user with administrative rights.

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Step 2

Creating the credentials set the agent is using for collecting data.

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Step 3

Installing the Cyberquest agent.

To manually deploy the agent, download or copy the agent kit on the target machine.

Navigate to "Settings > Management > Agent Manager.

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"Download windows agent" to download the latest version of the CyberQuest agent. The agent must be installed on a Windows machine.

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Execute the .msi file and press the "Run anyway" button to install the agent. The agent is installed in: "C: \ Program Files \ CyberQuestAgent".

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Go to "C:\Program Files\CyberQuestAgent\configurator" and run cyberquest-agent-configurator.exe as an Administrator. Add the IP address of the Cyberquest server in the field "Message Queue server" and press the "Save Settings" button.

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Go to Windows services and restart the Cyberquest agent service.

Step 4

Registering the agent in the CyberQuest server:

Navigate to "Settings > Management > Agent Manager".

Press Alt text button to register the agent.

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Complete the following fields: "Agent name", "Agent note", assign credentials for the agent and press "Save" button.

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After deployment you have to press the Alt text button, to set the agent as manually deployed.

Step 5

Adding new data sources.

The Windows agent is used to connect and collect Windows based data-sources like :