Importing an existing image

Article:HOWTO63362  |  Created: 2011-12-15  |  Updated: 2011-12-15  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO63362
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Importing an existing image

You can use the Deployment Solution Resource Import Tool to import an existing image. You can import images and then use them to deploy on client computers. Deployment Solution Resource Import Tool needs all the splitted files for a RapiDeploy image to be selected for the effectual import of the RapiDeploy image. Partial selection of files would show up as successful import, but will not lead to a valid image. If you want to import a splitted Ghost image, selection of one split automatically selects the other splits also.

Deployment Solution Resource Import Tool lets you import images that are located on HTTP Web server. User credentials are not required to access the located on HTTP Web server.

You can also import OS packages using the Deployment Solution Resource Import Tool.

See Importing OS files.

To import an existing image

  1. Browse to \C:\Program Files\Altiris\Altiris Agent\Agents\Deployment\Task Handler\Tools" or [Altiris Agent Install Dir]\Agents\Deployment\Task Handler\Tools and execute the ResourceImportTool.exe.

    You can execute this tool from Symantec Management Platform or from Site Server.

    Ensure that you run this tool only from Symantec Management Platform.

  2. On the Deployment Solution Resource Import Tool, click browse to C:\DS_Resources\Win7 Image, and open required .gho or .img file.

  3. From the Select OS, select Windows 7 Professional.

  4. Click Import.

  5. A message indicating the successful upload of image is displayed. Acknowledge the message and close the Deployment Solution Resource Import Tool.

See About Imaging client computers

See Creating an image


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