Lesson 3. Creating and Deploying Packages

Time

This lesson takes about 2 hours to complete.

Goals

Create and deliver custom installation packages for Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server

 

Describe the differences between packages and metapackages

For deployment purposes, custom installation packages can be used with a number of utilities to automate the process of mass software deployment with little user interaction. In single-user environments, where user interaction may be desired, Installer packages allow you to have a professional-looking appearance that is customized to your particular software or configuration.

Custom installation packages can be easily used to upgrade software and related files and can facilitate a customized welcome ...

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