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Implementing Branch Distribution Points in SCCM 2007 - Step 2

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Distributing Software to the Configuration Manager Client

 

Distribute an application to a client

Expand Site Database, Computer Management, Collections, and then click All Systems (or your collection that you want to distribute the application to). Right click and choose Properties, Distribute, Software.

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Click Next on the welcome screen.

 

Select Create a new package from a definition, and then click Next.

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The Distribute Software to Collection Wizard Package Definition dialog box appears allowing you to select the package definition file to use. Notice the default package definitions built into Configuration Manager.

 

Click Browse.

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Select your MSI-package that you will distribute and press Open.

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Under Package definition, verify that SMS 2003 Toolkit 2 is highlighted, and then click Next.

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Click Always obtain files from a source directory, and then click Next

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Click Local drive on site server (or UNC NAME, choose whatever you want, I will use this one), and then click Browse.

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Choose the folder/path where the installation files is located. Press OK.

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Click Next.

 

Under Distribution points, select Primary Distribution Point, and then click Next.

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Under Programs, click Per-system unattended, and then click Next.

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Click Next to accept the default name.

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Click Next to accept the default option of advertising to subcollections as well (even though we do not have any subcollections).

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After Advertise the program after, verify that the current date and time is displayed. Verify No, this advertisement never expires is selected, and then click Next.

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Verify that No, do not assign the program is selected, and then click Next.

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Click Next.

 

Click Close.

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