When a managed computer has the registry value "HKLM\Software\Altiris\Altiris Agent\Run UI in main session only" set to 1, the following will occur during terminal sessions:
The Altiris Agent icon will remain hidden in the system tray even though the agent’s configuration policy is set to have the icon visible.
The Altiris Agent GUI will not open after running AexAgentActivate.exe through the remote session.
The Altiris Agent is working as designed.
“Run UI in main session only” ensures the Altiris Agent icon is only available in the console session (session 0) by prohibiting AexAgentUIHost.exe from loading for each user.See related article 3443.If you attempt to open the Altiris Agent GUI you will see the following informational entry in the agent’s logs:
Date: 6/22/2006 9:33:55 AM
Tick Count: 1119774734
Host Name: NS01
Process: AeXAgentActivate.exe (1560)
Thread ID: 2400
Description: Not starting UI session for TS session 1, the UI is configured to run in console mode only
Notification Server 6.0 SP2 and SP3
Altiris Agent 6.x
Imported Document ID: TECH14357
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