How to hide the main system tray and display only a specific plug-in in the system tray?

Document ID : KB000050636
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Solution:

From version 12.0 onwards, individual plug-in can be configured in how they are displayed in the system tray using the configuration policy parameters as shown in the screenshot below:

Figure 1

We can use these parameters to hide the main CA ITCM System Tray and only display the desired plug-in in the system tray.

Ex: To hide the main system tray and display only the CA Remote Control system tray, create a new policy with the following properties:

..\DSM\common components\CAF\plugins\sdagent trayvisible= False
..\DSM\common components\CAF\plugins\rchost trayvisible= True
..\DSM\common components\CAF\plugins\amagent trayvisible=False
..\DSM\common components\CAF\System Tray\System Tray : Hidden = False
..\DSM\common components\\CAF\System Tray\System Tray : Visible = False

Seal the policy and apply it to the desired computer/computer group.

Recycle the CAF system tray on the end-user computer twice:

Cfsystray stop
Cfsystray show
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Note: This could be done by writing a simple script deployed to the target computer group by either CA Software Delivery or a CA Asset Management job.