Software Distribution Properties Dialog Box: General Tab

Use this tab to configure software processing and storage processes for the Software Distribution component.

Package processing thread limit
The number of threads allocated to processing packages. By default, the maximum number of threads is 3. Valid entries range from 1 through 7 threads.

Location of stored packages
Specify the drive where packages are stored on the site server.
Drive on site server
The drive on the local site where compressed packages are stored (for example, C:\).
Windows NT client software installation account
The Windows NT client software installation account used to run a program on a Windows NT client when no user is logged on. To enter the account information in the Windows NT Account dialog box, click Set.

Note    If you do not specify a domain with the account name, SMS will automatically prepend the client computer's domain.

Other tabs in this dialog box: Retry Settings

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