Deploying Software Automatically

Software can be installed automatically based on a required deadline. This is a convenient way to systematically update computers when the user is not using the system or during nonpeak hours.

Note

A large software package deployment can negatively impact performance of the target system. A user might restart the system to address the perception of sluggish performance, possibly causing a corrupt installation. Establish an effective change-control and communication process prior to silently deploying software and making changes to systems in the environment.

To create the Office 2010 required deployment for the Senior Directors group, complete the following steps:

1. Select the Software Library space in the ...

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