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If you want to remove a KM or application class so that it no longer runs on the PATROL Agent, remove the corresponding .kml or .km file from the agent preload list, as described in this page.

Before you begin

  • The PATROL Agent must be running.
  • You must be running a PATROL developer console (PATROL Console for Windows or UNIX).
  • You must have permission to modify the configuration change file (.cfg ).

To use wpconfig to remove a KM from the preload List in the PATROL Console for Microsoft Windows

  1. Access the PATROL Agent's pop-up menu and select Development > Agent Configuration.
    The console starts the wpconfig utility and displays the wpconfig window.
  2. In the left pane, click the AgentSetup folder.
    The variables in the AgentSetup folder are displayed in the right pane.
  3. Scroll down the variable list, and double-click the preloadedKMs variable.
    The Modify Variable dialog box is displayed.
  4. In the Change Entries field, double-click the highlighted REPLACE line.
    The Change Entry dialog box is displayed.
  5. In the Type field, leave REPLACE.
  6. In the Value field, delete the .kml file names that you want to remove from the preload list.
  7. Click OK to close the Change Entry dialog box.
  8. Click OK to close the Modify Variable dialog box.
  9. From the Tools menu, select Apply Configuration.
    The Apply Configuration dialog box is displayed, listing the PATROL Agent host name to which you are connected.
  10. Click OK to apply your updated configuration to the PATROL Agent.
  11. Save your changes to the configuration change file by clicking the Save button.
  12. Close the wpconfig window.

To use xpconfig to remove a KM from the preload list in the PATROL Console for UNIX

  1. Access the PATROL Agent's pop-up menu and select Development > Agent Configuration.
    The console starts the xpconfig utility and displays the xpconfig window.
  2. From the Host column in the left pane of the xpconfig window, click a PATROL Agent computer name to highlight it.
  3. Click the Get Configuration button.
    The configuration variables for the selected computer are displayed in the Variables column in the right pane.
  4. In the Filter field, type the following string:
    /AgentSetup/pre*
    The filter displays all the variables that begin with that character string.
  5. Double-click the preloadedKMs variable.
    The Edit Variable dialog box is displayed.
  6. Click the Change button.
    An Edit window is displayed.
  7. Delete the .kml file names that you want to remove from the preload list.
  8. Select File > Exit to close the Edit window and save your changes.
  9. In the Edit Variable dialog box, click OK to close the box.
  10. Click Apply Configuration, and close the xpconfig window.
    The xpconfig utility sends the updated configuration to the selected PATROL Agent.