Creating installation packages of applications

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To create an application installation package:

  1. In the Remote installation folder of the console tree, select the Installation packages subfolder.
  2. Click the Create installation package button to run the New Package Wizard.
  3. In the Select installation package type window of the Wizard, click one of the following buttons:
    • Create an installation package for a Kaspersky Lab application. Select this option if you want to create an installation package for a Kaspersky Lab application.
    • Create an installation package for the specified executable file. Select this option if you want to create an installation package for a third-party application by using an executable file. Typically, the executable file is a setup file of the application.
      • Copy entire folder to the installation package
      • Specify installation parameters
    • Select an application from the Kaspersky Lab database to create an installation package. Select this option if you want to select the required third-party application from the Kaspersky Lab database to create an installation package. The database is created automatically when you run the Download updates to the repository of the Administration Server task; the applications are displayed in the list.
    • Create an installation package with the operating system image. Select this option if you have to create an installation package with an image of the operating system of a reference device.

      When the Wizard finishes, an Administration Server task is created with the name Create installation package upon reference device OS image. When this task is completed, an installation package is created that you can use to deploy the operating system image through a PXE server or the remote installation task.

  4. Follow the instructions of the Wizard.

When the Wizard finishes, an installation package is created that you can use to install the application on client devices. You can view the installation package by selecting Installation packages in the console tree.

See also:

Creating an installation package

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