Sometimes it is desirable to move a device from one zone to another in the Automox console. This can be accomplished in two steps that can be performed on the target device.
Note: A "zone" is the new term for what was formerly named "organization". Refer to Global Zone Management.
Note: This operation should not be attempted as a Worklet.
Prerequisites: You have Zone Administrator permissions.
Manually moving a device to a new zone requires running just one command directly on the target device.
Update Agent Key
To move a device from one zone to another, you must update the access key the Automox agent is using to the target zone. This can be done with the help of the
--setkey option. This will deregister the device from the previous zone and set the agent key for the new zone.
A string needs to be passed to the
--setkeyargument, even if it is an invalid key.
The access key passed cannot be the last one used.
Restart the Automox Agent
After setting the new zone access key, you will need to restart the Automox Agent service on the device using the following commands: