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SVS/SMS Integration White Paper Released

Created: 28 Apr 2006 • Updated: 29 Jul 2010
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In lieu of their announced support for Microsoft Systems Management Server, the Altiris dev team released this White Paper that delves deep into the details about leveraging SVS on systems running SMS.

You can read the full White Paper here. To get an idea of what's included, check out this excerpt from the summary:

"This white paper reviews how to leverage software management using SVS in an SMS 2003 environment. SVS uses a utility called the SVS Plug-in for Microsoft SMS that creates packages and advertisements within the Microsoft SMS console, allowing you to deliver virtualized software packages to your entire organization. You will be able to use your existing software delivery infrastructure to better manage applications using SVS with SMS."

Contents

  • Software Virtualization Solution Introduction
    • SVS Overview
    • SVS Advantages
    • SVS Operation Details
  • How SVS Integrates into SMS
    • Overview
    • Operation
    • Using the SVS/SMS Integration Utility
      • SVS Agent Package and Program Setup
      • SVS Agent Advertisement
      • VSA Package Creation
  • Appendix A
    • SVS/SMS Integration Utility Help Texts
      • Main Text
      • Set Up SVS Agent in SMS
      • SVS Agent Advertisement Instructions
      • Set Up VSA Layer in SMS
  • Revision History

Get the full White Paper here.

Download the Plug-In here.