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Purging the existing configuration from a PATROL Agent

You can purge, or remove, the existing configuration from a PATROL Agent by using the following procedure. Purge is used to restore PATROL Agent to its default as specified in config.default. The information displayed in the Variable listing (xpconfig Primary Window) is not changed.

Before you begin

Before you begin to purge (remove) the existing configuration from a PATROL Agent, make sure you have completed the following prerequisites:

To purge the existing configuration from a PATROL Agent

  1. Use the up and down arrows to set the port number for the PATROL Agent's host.
  2. From the list of hosts, select the hosts to be purged. Select one of the following methods:
    • Scroll the list and click the host name of each host you want to configure.
    • Select Host > Select All (or use MB3 to choose Select All when the cursor is in the host name area) to select all host names in the list.
  3. Select Options > Purge. The Purge Configuration dialog box is displayed.

    The Purge Configuration dialog box
  4. Click Yes.

The configuration file is purged and the system displays a series of messages that show the progress of the operation.

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