Force Refresh
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Description

Force the Bigfix Agent to check-in. This task is useful when the client is unable to receive UDP Pings, a technician can instruct the end-user to open the UI and force the BigFix Agent to check-in.

To enable the re-offer when applicable, the following relevance must be applied to the action:
not exists last active time of action or ( absolute value of ( now - last active time of action ) ) > 1 * second

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Property Details

ID21737
StatusAlpha - Code that was just developed
TitleForce Refresh
DomainBESC
SourceInternal
Source Release Date9/22/2016 12:00:00 AM
KeywordsForce Refresh, Force Checkin
Is TaskTrue
Added by on 9/27/2016 7:22:55 PM
Last Modified by on 9/27/2016 7:22:55 PM
Counters 543 Views / 6 Downloads
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Relevance

Used in 76 fixlets and 73 analyses   * Results in a true/false
Show indented relevance
true

Actions

Action 1 (default)

Action Link Report now  
Script Type BigFix Action Script
// Enter your action script here
notify client ForceRefresh
Success Criteria

This action will be considered successful when the applicability relevance evaluates to false.


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gavinmclean -
@jgstew - Just came across these and figure they are applicable: - https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/wikis/home?lang=en#!/wiki/Tivoli%20Endpoint%20Manager/page/Client%20Refresh%20and%20Reset - https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SS2TKN_9.5.0/com.ibm.bigfix.doc/Platform/Action/c_notify_client_forcerefresh.html Based on the activity I see in the client logs, this action forces a full report to be sent (as per the documentation) and it seems to grab the latest version of the actionsite.
jgstew -
I believe this forces the client to update all properties, but I don't believe it does the equivalent of a UDP notification or a command poll, though I could be wrong about that.