9-2: New Approaches to Software Packaging
Type of solution
Guidance and scripts
Features and tools
VBScript, setup.exe, msiexec.exe
Create a wrapper around the many various application setup routines in your environment so that there is always one consistent, easy-to-find way to launch the installation of any one application. Separate application installation and configuration, and then link them together.
Ability to upgrade application versions without modifying the software management framework; easier deployment and support.
The primary goal of a software management infrastructure is to support the installation, repair, and removal of applications. There are numerous tools that can be used to deploy ...