Package Page

Applies To: System Center Configuration Manager 2007, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP1, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2

Use the Package page in the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Distribute Software to Devices Wizard to specify whether to create a new package or distribute an existing package to clients.

This page contains the elements described in the following table.

UI Element List

  • Create a new package from definition
    Specifies that the wizard will create a new package from a package definition file prior to distributing the software. If selected, the wizard will open pages similar to those of the Create Package from Definition Wizard
  • Create a new package and program
    Specifies that the wizard will create a new package and program prior to distributing the software. If selected, the wizard will open pages similar to those of the New Package Wizard and the New Program Wizard.
  • Select an existing Package
    Specifies the package that contains the program that will be advertised to mobile device clients. This field is required.

    Click the Browse button to open the Select a Package dialog box. Select the desired package, and click OK to choose the package.

    Note

    Only one package may be selected at a time.

    The following information is displayed for packages that are available for distribution:

    • Package: Specifies the name of the given package.

    • Package ID: Specifies the ID of the package. This is the name of the .xml file associated with the package.

    • Last refresh time: Specifies the date and time the package was last refreshed.

    • Comment: Specifies the description or comments included in the package when it was created.

  • Previous
    Goes to the previous page of the wizard.
  • Next
    Goes to the next page of the wizard.
  • Finish
    Goes to the Summary page of the wizard.
  • Cancel
    Discards the settings and exits the wizard.

See Also

Concepts

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Other Resources

Create Package From Definition Wizard
Software Distribution Overview
New Package Wizard
New Program Wizard
Package Name Properties

For additional information, see Configuration Manager 2007 Information and Support.
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