How to Create the Application Compatibility Toolkit Connector Data Collection Package
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
If you plan to inventory application compatibility as part of the Windows 7, Windows Vista, or Windows XP deployment planning, you must set up a server hosting the Application Compatibility Toolkit and deploy ACT Data Collection Packages (DCP) to the computers you want to evaluate. The Inventory DCP is used to inventory all applications installed on your network. The Windows Vista Compatibility Evaluator is used to inventory applications installed on a specific computer.
You must configure the ACT data collection packages using ACT.
Select the following evaluators when configuring the ACT DCP's:
Inventory Collector. Provides an inventory of installed software.
Windows 7/Vista/XP Compatibility Evaluator. Provides potential application compatibility issue details relating to the use of Graphical Identification and Authentication (GINA) DLLs, to services running in Session 0 in a production environment, and to any application components deprecated in the Windows 7, Windows Vista, or Windows XP operating system.
For additional information, see Configuration Manager 2007 Information and Support.
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