This page details various windows of WAPT console.

Inventory tab

Inventory tab

Refresh

Refresh console display. Works with F5 too

Edit host

Edit host

Allows you to edit host package.

Check updates

Edit host

Allows you to check updates on host.

Apply updates

Edit host

Allows you to apply upgrades on the host.

Performing a global search on all hosts

Advanced search functionalities in the WAPT console

Allows you to search with différent criterias.

OU AD on WAPT WAPT Enterprise feature only

WAPT console is not directly connected to Active Directory but build in real time the real structure from clients informations.

If structure is not up-to-date, you have to launch a Check Updates on a client or on OU “.

Include computers from subfolders

Include computers from subfolders

Allows you to display all available hosts in OU folders.

If not checked, only available hosts in selected OU will be displayed in the console.

Search OU

Search OU

Allows you to search in OU folders.

Hint

Filters work with regular expression.

Display OU

Search OU

Allows you to display nested OU

Create or Edit Organizational Unit package

Create or Edit OU

Allows you to edit Unit package selected.

Check updates on all host of this OU

Check updates OU

Allows you to check updates of all OU’s machines.

Apply upgrades on all hosts of this OU

Apply upgrades OU

Allows you to apply upgrades of all OU’s machines.

Host inventory

Host inventory

Main inventory displays every hosts according to the selections made in the previous points.

Host status

Host status

Each columns can have different status.

Status

Description

OK

Host does not report issue

OK

Host is connected

TO-UPGRADE

Host has a pending install / update

ERROR

Host has error

Host layout

Host inventory layout

Some columns are not displayed by default, you can add it with a right-click on the inventory header.

Status

Description

Status (host_status)

Status of the host

Reachable (reachable)

If the host is reachable by the server

Audit status (audit_status)

Audit status of all packages on the host

WUA (waptwua_status.status)

WUA service status via WAPT

Host (computer_fqdn)

FQDN Name of the machine

Description (description)

Machine’s descritpion in the Active Directory

Manufacturer (manufacturer)

machine’s manufacturer

IP addresses (connected_ips)

IP address list of the agent filled in the server

Plateform (plateform)

Processor architecture

Operating system (os_name)

Operating System name

Model (productname)

Machine’s model

Serial number (serialnr)

Machine’s serial number

Last seen on (last_seen_on)

Last host inventory done

Logged in users (last_seen_on)

Current logged user

MAC address (mac_addresses)

MAC Address associated to host’s IP

WAPT version (wapt_version)

WAPT version on the host

uuid (uuid)

UUID identifier of the host

purchase_order (purchase_order)

Purchase Order of the host

purchase_date (purchase_date)

Purchase date of the host

Domain controller (host_info/domain_controller)

Machine’s Domain controler

Groups (depends)

Package’s depends of the machine

Domaine (host_info/fomain_controller_address)

Domain name

Listening address (listening_address)

Listening address

Domain contoller address (host_info/domain_controller_address)

Domain controler’s address

AD DN

Distinguished Name of the machine

Last logged on user (last_logged_on_user)

Last logged on user

Registration Method (registration_auth_user)

Host register certificate

Repositories (repositories)

repository which machine uses

You can add column from Software Inventory by using a drag and drop.

You have to refresh display in order to see data

Drag and drop

Detailed actions on the hosts

Host configuration menu

Next menu is accessible using Right-Click on hosts.

Host configuration menu

Most of these options can be used by selecting several machines.

Edit host

Check updates

Allows you to edit host package.

Check updates

Check updates

Allows you to check updates to host.

Apply upgrades

Apply upgrades

Allows you to apply upgrades to host.

Apply upgrades for not running applications

Upgrades not running application

Allows you to apply upgrades on host for not launched applications.

Propose Upgrades to logged on users

Upgrades logged users

Allows you to propose host upgrades to logged users

Equivalent to waptexit.

Send a message to users

Send message

Allows you to send message to logged users.

Run packages audit

Allows you to launch Run packages audit on all host packages

Add package to host dependencies

Add package to host

Allows you to add a list of packages in the host package.”

Remove package from host dependencies

Add package to host

Allows you to remove a list of packages in the host package.

Resign host packages

Add package to host

Allows you to resign host package.

Add package to host conflicts

Add package to host conflict

Allows you to forbid a package to host

Remove package from host conflicts

Remove package to host conflict

Allows you to authorize a forbidden package to host

Remove host

Remove host

Remove host information from serveur database.

2 options available :

Confirmation remove agent
  • Delete host from inventory database

    Delete inventory data

  • Delete host configuration (Package)

    Delete host package data

Plugins

Plugins console

See here

Connect via RDP

Connect via RDP

Allows you to connect with RDP on host, based on its IP.

Remote Assistance

Remote Assistance

Launch Windows remote assistance, based on its IP.

Mesh remote desktop

Allow you to use Mesh Commander via WAPT.

Windows Computer management

This actions to permit using computer management through WAPT console.

This actions to permit using computer management through WAPT console.

Update AD Group Policies on host
GPO update

Run gpupdate /force command on host.

Run CleanMgr on host
CleanMgr

Run cleanmgr tools on host.

Computer management
Computer management

Run remote compmgmt.msc for host.

Local users and groups management
Local users and groups management

Run remote lusrmgr.exe for host.

Services management
Service management

Run remote services.msc for host.

Power ON with WakeOnLan

WakeOnLan

Allows you to start via WakeOnLan if magic packages are athorized.

Reboot computers

Reboot computer

Run reboot command on Windows host.

shutdown -r -t

Disabled by default, see Configuring WAPT agent for using.

Shutdown computers

Shutdown computer

Run shutdown command on Windows host.

shutdown -s -t

Disabled by default, see Configuring WAPT agent for using.

Trigger the scan of missing Windows Updates

Scan Windows Updates

Launch search for Windows update on host.

For more information, see here.

Trigger the download of pending Windows Updates

Download Windows Updates

Launch search and download of Windows updates on host.

For more information, see here.

Trigger the install of pending Windows Updates

Install Windows Updates

Launch search, download and installation of Windows updates on host.

For more information, see here.

Refresh host inventory

Refresh host inventory

Ask for updates of list of available packages on the host.

Trigger refresh host inventory

Column

Description

Host

Hostname

IP

IP of host

Status

Status of the Trigger

status

Visual status

Message

Result message from update

Launch update

Launch update

Close

Close the window

Trigger a restart of waptservice

Trigger a restart of waptservice

Trigger restart of local waptservice.

Host sub tab

Host sub tab

Overview tab

Host summary

Commons informations

Host summary

Common informations displayed in the General tab is:

Name

The name of the host

Description

The description of the host

Operating system

The operating system running on the host

IP address

The IP address of the host

Last task

The last WAPT task that was run on the host

Manufacturer

The manufacturer of the host

Model

The model of the host

Last seen

The date of the latest update on the host

Logged in users

The name of the user last or currently connected on host

UUID

UUID BIOS to the host

Search keywords
Search keywords

Allows you to search in packages on dependance on the host

Package status filtering
Package status filtering

Allows you to filter packages by their statut.

Status of packages in the WAPT console

Status

Description

Errors

List of package which have errors

To upgrade

List of packages to update

To install

List of packages with pending install

To remove

List of packages with pending uninstall

Button All allows you to select every status.

Button Pending allows you to select packages with status :

  • NEED-UPGRADE

  • NEED-INSTALL

  • TO-REMOVE

Package layout
Package layout

Il est possible d’ajouter des colonnes en faisant un clic droit sur celles existantes.

Package layout
Status of packages in the WAPT console

Status

Description

Status (install_status)

Statut du paquet

Audit status (last_audit_status)

Dernière remonté d’audit

Version (version)

Version du paquet

Description (description)

Description du paquet

Dependencies (depends)

Dépendance du paquet

Install date (install_date)

Date d’installation de la version du paquet

priority

Non utilisé pour le moment

sources (sources)

Lien de téléchargement du binaire

Installed by (explicit_by)

Compte utilisé pour l’installation du paquet

Section (section)

Type de paquet

Architecture (architecture)

Architecture pour laquelle le paquet est développé

Locale (locale)

Langue du paquet

md5sum (md5sum)

Somme md5 du paquet

File name (filename)

Nom du paquet WAPT sur le serveur

Parameters (install_params)

Liste de paramètres d’installation

Log install (install_output)

Log d’installation du paquet

maintener (maintener)

Mainteneur du paquet

conflict (conflict)

Paquet en conflit avec ce paquet

Size after install (installed_size)

Taille du logiciel une fois installé

URL of repository (repo_url)

URL du dépôt sur lequel le paquet est récupéré

Size (size)

Taille du paquet sur le dépôt

Name of repository (repo_url)

Nom FQDN du dépôt

localpath (localpath)

Dossier local

Maturity (maturity)

Maturité du paquet

Audited on

Date du dernier audit

Next audit (next_audit_on)

Date du prochain audit

uninstall_key (uninstall_key)

clé de désinstallation du logiciel

update_on (update_on)

Date de la mise à jour du paquet sur la machine

update_by (update_by)

Compte ayant mis à jour le paquet

created_on (created_on)

Date de création du paquet sur la machine

created_by (created_by)

Compte ayant créé le paquet sur la machine

last_audit_output (last_audit_output)

Log du dernier audit réalisé

id (id)

ID du paquet sur la base sqlite de l’agent

Package status
Package status

Packages can have several status whether their state.

Status of packages in the WAPT console

Status

Description

OK

Installed package

ERROR

Package with install error

NEED-UPGRADE

Package with pending upgrade

NEED-INSTALL

Package with pending install

TO-REMOVE

Package with pending uninstall

It’s possible to get informations about status by clicking on it.

For example, here is an error status :

Error detail

Acting on packages installed on a host

Possible actions for WAPT packages

Possible actions for WAPT packages

Hint

  • multiple selection of packages is possible;

  • the host must be seen by the WAPT Server when the action is launched;

  • if several hosts are selected, the action will be launched on all selected hosts;

Available parameters for the [option] section of waptserver.ini

Action

Description

Install a package

installs the selected package on selected hosts

Force a package

forces the re-installation of a selected package on selected hosts

Remove a package

removes the selected package from the selected hosts

Forget a package

tells the selected hosts not to use WAPT for managing the selected package

Audit the package WAPT Enterprise feature only

triggers an audit on the selected package

Hardware inventory tab

Information displayed by default in the Hardware inventory tab is:

  • information on the host’s hardware components;

  • some information about the host;

  • some information on the status of WAPT;

Host hardware inventory

Host hardware inventory

A Filter box allows to search for hosts.

Hint

Filters work with regular expression.

To add a column in the grid, drag and drop a hardware property from the Hardware inventory grid to the main grid.

Example: in hosts, drag and drop physical_memory in the left panel, and the column physical_memory appears in the main grid.

Adding a criteria to the main grid of the WAPT console

Adding a criteria to the main grid of the WAPT console

Software inventory tab

Common information displayed in the Software Inventory tab is:

  • maker;

  • software name;

  • software version;

  • installation date;

  • uninstall key;

  • uninstall string;

Software inventory as registered in the Windows registry of the host

Software inventory as registered in the Windows registry of the host

Windows update tab WAPT Enterprise feature only

Information displayed in the Windows update tab is:

  • Windows update agent version;

  • date of the last Windows update scan;

  • duration of the last scan;

  • WAPTWUA status;

  • date of the last version of wsusscn2.cab processed by WAPT;

  • status of WAPTWUA Enabled (True/ False);

    The grid then lists Windows cab files that have been installed or that are pending installation.

Information displayed in the Windows Updates tab are:

  • Status;

  • Product;

  • Update ID;

  • Kbids;

  • Published on;

  • installation on;

  • Severity on;

  • Classification;

  • Title;

  • Download size;

Inventory of Windows Updates

Inventory of Windows Updates

Task tab

Information displayed by default in the Tasks tab is:

  • pending tasks;

Details of pending tasks on the host

Details of pending tasks on the host

  • completed tasks;

Details of completed tasks

Details of completed tasks

  • tasks in error;

Details of tasks in error

Details of tasks in error

Packages overview

Audit data

WAPT Packages tab

Refresh packages list

Import packages

Imported WAPT package

Import from Internet

Imported WAPT package

Repository settings

Download and Edit

Attention

If the verification of the package signature is enabled, the public certificate of the signer must be located in one of the following folders:

  • C:\Program Files (x86)\wapt\ssl;

  • %appdata%\waptconsole\ssl;

If the certificate is not found in one of these two folders, then the following error will occur and the package will not be imported.

Error while validating the signature of the external repository

Error while validating the signature of the external repository

Import from file

Build and upload packages

Make packages template from setup file

Package template

Package wizard

Package wizard

To select file, click on :

Select file

Windows installer (.msi/.msix/.exe)

Portable Windows application

Windows Update package (.msu)

macOS package (.dmg/.pkg)

Linux package (.deb/rpm)

Certificate package (.crt)

Certificate package

Select .crt and click on Continue

Confirmation package

Confirm informations and click to Build and upload

Empty package

Group

AD profile

WUA rules

Self-service rules

Search tab

Last version only

Filter packages

Filter of a WAPT package

Show host

Architecture

OS

Locale

Maturity

Action on packages

Remove from repository

Edit packages

Change packages maturity

Changing the maturity of a WAPT package
Changing the maturity of a WAPT package

Resign packages

Download Packages

Windows Update tab

Source tab

Reporting tab

Refresh

Desing mode

Execute

Export to spreadsheet

Normalize softwate titles

Right click menu

Execute

Edit name

Export to spreadsheet

Export queries to file

Import queries

Search

Secondery repos tab

Left on tab

Refresh

Up rule

Down rule

Add rule

Edit rule

Delete rule

Save rule changes

Import Rules

Export Rules

Rigth click menu

Edit rule

Delete rule

Rigth on tab

Refresh

Sync selected

Sync all

Create index

Changelog

Search imput

Rigth click menu

Sync selecter

Force sync selected

Show errors

Check files