Symantec™ Software Management Solution 7.5 powered by Altiris™ User Guide

Article:DOC5446  |  Created: 2012-03-21  |  Updated: 2014-04-08  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC5446
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Symantec™ Software Management Solution 7.5 powered by Altiris™ User Guide

Contents

1. Introducing Software Management
About Software Management
About Software Management Framework
About Software Management Solution
How Software Management Solution integrates with Software Management Framework
Components of Software Management Framework
Components of Software Management Solution
Web parts for Software Management Framework
Web parts for Software Management Solution
What you can do with Software Management Framework
What you can do with Software Management Solution
Where to get more information
I. Getting Started with Software Management
2. Implementing Software Management Framework
Introducing Software Management Framework
Implementing Software Management Framework
Setting up the Software Library
Configuring the Software Library
Scheduling a Clean up File Resources task
Running a Clean up File Resources task
Adding descriptions to installation error codes
Defining known-as wildcards
Editing or deleting a known-as association
Populating the Software Catalog
3. Implementing Software Management Solution
Implementing Software Management Solution
Installing or upgrading the Software Management Solution plug-in
Installing the Software Portal plug-in
Configuring security privileges for Software Management Solution
Configuring the default settings for Managed Software Delivery
II. Managing software and applications on client computers
4. Working with software resources
Adding or editing a software resource
Deleting a software resource
Associating a package with a software resource
Adding an existing package to the Software Library
Creating a command line for a software resource
Creating or editing inventory rules
Adding associations to a software resource
Adding file resources to a software resource manually
Exporting a software resource and its details
5. Using the Enhanced Console View for Software Management
Introducing the Software view and the Software Catalog window
Accessing the Software Catalog window
Finding software in the Software view and in the Software Catalog
Saving a software search
Managing a saved software search
Installing software by drag and drop
6. Importing data from a data provider
Introducing data providers
Adding a data provider
Importing data from a data provider
Configuring the precedence settings for a data provider
Importing data from a data provider with a schedule
Importing data from a data provider manually
7. Managing Windows Installer applications
Introducing Windows Installer applications
Updating the source paths of Windows Installer applications
Configuring a Source Path Update policy
Repairing Windows Installer applications
Configuring a Windows Installer Repair policy
Creating customized Windows Installer policies and tasks
8. Managing virtual applications
Introducing software virtualization and virtual applications
Installing the Symantec Workspace Virtualization Agent
Managing virtual applications
Virtualizing software during installation
Installing and managing a virtual software layer with a Software Virtualization task
Installing and managing a virtual software layer with a Quick Delivery or Package Delivery task
Installing and managing a virtual software layer with a Managed Software Delivery policy
III. Delivering software
9. Performing a quick delivery of a single software resource
Introducing software delivery
Performing a quick delivery of a single software resource
Creating a Quick Delivery task with the Quick Delivery wizard
Creating a task in Software Management Solution
Editing a task in Software Management Solution
Running a Software Management Solution report
10. Delivering Packages
Delivering a package without defining a software resource
Delivering software packages with the same configurations as 6.x Software Delivery tasks
Accessing a Legacy Software Delivery policy
Assigning an Altiris 6.x software package to a software resource
Assigning multiple Altiris 6.x software packages to software resources
Adding 6.x software packages to a package assignment task
Editing 6.x software packages
11. Performing an advanced software delivery
Introducing advanced software deliveries
Viewing all Managed Software Delivery policies
Creating a Managed Software Delivery policy with the Managed Software Delivery wizard
Creating a Managed Software Delivery policy
Editing a Managed Software Delivery policy
Selecting the delivery destinations for a Managed Software Delivery policy
Performing an advanced software delivery
Delivering multiple software resources and tasks sequentially
Performing an emergency policy update
Viewing emergency policy update reports
12. Delivering software from user requests using the Software Portal
Introducing software requests and the Software Portal
Setting up the Software Portal
Configuring security privileges for the Software Portal
Reviewing and approving software requests
Using the Software Portal on the client computer

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SWM_7_5_SP1_Help.pdf (2.4 MBytes)

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