OSD File Elements
The Sequencer installation directory contains an XML schema file, Softricity.xsd, which defines the valid structure of an Open Software Descriptor (OSD) file. Following are some of the more frequently used OSD elements.
Information about the .sft file for this package, including the HREF, FILENAME, and GUID attributes. You can edit the HREF attribute if you change the distribution point of this particular package.
Set to TRUE, this enables creation of named objects (events, mutexes, semaphores, file mappings, and mailslots) and COM objects in the global namespace rather than isolated inside a particular virtual environment, which allows virtual applications to interact with the host operating system's applications.
Example:<DEPENDENCIES><CODEBASE HREF="rtsps://server/package.sft" GUID="7579F4DF-2461-4219-BD43-494E1FDC69E3" SYSGUARDFILE="pkg.1\osguard.cp" SIZE="6572748" MANDATORY="FALSE"/></DEPENDENCIES>
A common name for the package entered into the Sequencing Wizard Package Information page, which enables you to specify a single name used for a sequenced application containing multiple applications.
Short description of the software package entered in the Comments field in the Sequencing Wizard Package Information page. A best practice is to specify information such as the operating system and service-pack level of the Sequencer workstation, Sequencer version, and the sequencing engineer’s name.