SCCM Based Deployment of Containers

This section outlines the steps required to publish a Container using Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager.

1.       In the Configuration Manager console, click Software Library.

2.       In the Software Library workspace, expand Application Management, and then click Packages.

3.       In the Home tab, in the Create group, click Create Package.

4.       On the Package page of the Create Package and Program Wizard, specify the following information

Package Configuration

Name: Specify a name for the package
Description: Optionally specify a description for this package
This package contains source files – Ticked
Source folder: This should point to the Cloudhouse Container on a UNC share

5.       On the Program Type page of the Create Package and Program Wizard, select Standard Program and specify the following information based upon the deployment type (refer to Deploying Containers for details on the command, and all the options available. Please note the UNC path provided must exist.

Program Type Configuration for Machine Deployments

Name: Specify a name for the package
Command Line: Cloudhouse.Container.Deployment.Exe /deploydir C:\ProgramData /usagelocation \\uncpath\to\reporting\data
Program Can Run: Whether or not a user is logged on
Run Mode: Run with Administrative rights
Drive Mode: Either UNC or drive letter

Program Type Configuration for a User

Name: Specify a name for the package
Command Line: Cloudhouse.Container.Deployment.Exe /deploydir C:\ProgramData /usagelocation c:\users\path\to\roamingprofile
Program Can Run: Only when the user is logged on
Run Mode: Run with with User's rights

Requirements

Platform Requirements: Select This program can only run on specified platforms
Checkboxes: From the list, only select those Windows operating systems that are supported by Cloudhouse Containers

6. Once the package has been created, this can be deployed to the appropriate collections.

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