The client downloads its policy on a schedule. By default, this value is configured to every 60 minutes and is configured with the option Policy polling interval (minutes). However, there might be occasions when you want to manually initiate policy retrieval from the client—for example, in a troubleshooting scenario or when testing. This action initiates a machine policy retrieval from the client outside its scheduled polling interval.
This tool completes this action by using remote WMI.
Navigate to the Machine Policy Retrieval and Evaluation Cycle Tool by right clicking on a device, selecting Recast RCT > Client Actions > Machine Policy Retrieval and Evaluation Cycle:
When the action is run, the following dialog box will open:
ConfigMgr Client Machine Policy Retrieval and Evaluation Cycle