Network installation using Microsoft SCCM - Automate_Studio - 20.3

Automate Studio with Connect User Guide

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Automate > Automate Studio
Product name
Automate Studio
Automate Studio with Connect User Guide
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How Do I
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Description: Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) is a software management suite provided by Microsoft that allows users to manage a large number of Windows based computers. SCCM features remote control, patch management, operating system deployment, network protection and other various services. SSCM deployment of Automate desktop products is a supported deployment approach.


SCCM was formerly known as Systems Management Server (SMS), originally released in 1994. In November 2007 SMS was renamed to SCCM and is sometimes called ConfigMgr.

Fresh installation

Create a new SCCM package

  1. Open the SCCM console.
  2. Navigate to Software Library > Application Management > Packages.
  3. Right-click Packages, choose New, then click Create Package.

    The Create Package and Program wizard starts.

  4. On the Package tab, enter the name of the new SCCM package in the Name field. This field is required.

    You may also enter values for the optional Version, Manufacturer, Language, and Comment fields.

  5. On the Data Source tab, check the This package contains source files box.
  6. Click Browse to the right of the Source folder field.
  7. In the Set Source Folder box, select the type of path you want to use (UNC or local), browse for or type in the path to the Build\ folder that contains the .exe file and supporting folders, and then click OK.

  8. On the Program Type tab, click Standard program, and then click Next.
  9. On the Standard Program tab, provide the information as shown in the following image, and then click Next.

  10. On the Requirements tab, keep the default settings, and click Next.

  11. Review all the settings for the new SCCM package. If you need to change anything, use the Previous buttons to do so, and then use the Next buttons to get back to this screen.
  12. Click Next to go to the Completion tab, and then click Close.

Select content distribution for the SCCM package

  1. Navigate to Software Library > Application Management > Packages.
  2. Right-click Packages, and click Distribute Content.

    The Distribute Content wizard starts.

  3. On the General tab, select the newly created package, and then click Next.