Client Tools on Collection: Change Cache Size

Client Tools on Collection: Change Cache Size

The Change Cache Size tool allows a console user to view the current cache size in MB and to input a new one.

How it does it

This tool completes this action via Remote WMI.


Navigate to the Change Cache Size tool by right clicking on a Device Collection, selecting Recast RCT > Client Tools on Collection > Change Cache Size:

Change Cache Size Navigation

The Change Cache Size tool can be run on single devices, multi-selected devices, or with a similar tool designed to be run on a device collection object itself.

Change Cache Size

When the action is run, the following dialog box will open:

Change Cache Size Screenshot

The tool will then execute the cache size change and return a success prompt when finished:

Change Cache Size Results

Recast Permissions

ConfigMgr Client
Change Cache Size

Microsoft Permissions

  • This action requires Administrator permissions on the remote device.
  • If a Recast Management Server is being used with a Service Account, that account also needs admin permission on the remote device
  • This action also requires Remote WMI access.