BigFix Deployment Quick Reference

This page contains some references to information that you may find helpful during your deployment of the BigFix Enterprise Suite. More information about BigFix and other BigFix products is available from

Click here for a quick reference list for more information about deploying the evaluation version of BigFix.

BigFix Deployment Planning Information

  • BigFix Documentation - Information on how to install, deploy, configure, and maintain BigFix in a production environment.
  • BigFix Deployment Questions - Variety of questions to ask before deploying BigFix in a production environment to ensure that no important issues were overlooked.
  • BigFix Server Requirements - Hardware and system requirements for the BigFix Server computer.
  • BigFix Relay FAQ - Information on using BigFix Relays to reduce bandwidth on slow WAN links, increase scalability, and increase performance.
  • BigFix Relay Health - Information on best practices for setting up and maintaining BigFix Relays.
  • BigFix Network Traffic - Detailed information on the various types of network traffic related to BigFix.

BigFix Installation Information

Additional BigFix Feature Information

  • BigFix Retrieved Properties - Information on how to customize your BigFix deployment to retrieved various types of information from the BigFix Clients to create reports, create groups, etc.
  • BigFix Custom Actions - Information on how to unlock the advanced power of BigFix to take arbitrary actions on any computer in your network.
  • BigFix Bandwidth Throttling - Information that can be used to use the bandwidth throttling features available in BigFix.
  • BigFix Advanced Configuration Settings - Additional configuration settings for the BigFix Server, BigFix Relays, and BigFix Clients.

Miscellaneous Additional Information

More information is available in the knowledge base and product documentation at Contact your support technician if you have additional questions.