Software Installation - How To

How to deploy software packages to remote offices using the HTTP upload option?

Description

You can deploy software packages to remote offices using the HTTP upload option. It is recommended that you use this option instead of the Network Share option.

This document provides steps required to deploy software applications to remote offices using the HTTP upload option.

Steps

To deploy software applications to remote offices using the HTTP upload option, follow the steps given below:

  1. Click the Software Deployment tab
  2. Click Add Package
  3. Select the package type
  4. Enter a name for the application
  5. Select HTTP Path (URL)
  6. Click Add More
  7. Click Choose File
  8. Choose the required file
  9. Click Open
  10. Enter the required information depending on the package type. For example, installation commands if you are creating an MSIEXEC/EXE/ISS/Command package and the file name if you are creating an MSI package.
  11. Select the required advanced options, if any
  12. Click Add Package
  13. On the Packages page, click the Install Software icon against the package you want to install
  14. Create a configuration
  15. Click Deploy

You have deployed a software package to remote offices in your network. The configuration settings are now stored in the Desktop Central server. To understand how the software application will be installed in the remote offices, see What happens when I deploy software packages to remote offices?