Preliminary Planning for Using the Task Server
Before you use Task Server to automate administration, you should first make sure that
the network settings and infrastructure are configured properly.
To prepare for the Task Server:
Check the network settings on the server.
The server should have a static IP address and a fully qualified domain name in the
Check the firewall settings on the server.
The firewall should allow communication between the server and the client IP address
groups on TCP and UDP ports 3283. Also, if you open TCP port 5900, you can control
clients. TCP port 22 should be open for server administration.
Check for proper connectivity from a few of the clients.
Ping the server from the clients and make connections on the correct ports.
Check for proper connectivity from the server.
Scan the IP address range of the clients and get network ping results from a sampling