About Version 1.x Package Definition File Conversion

When package definition files that were created for SMS 1.x are imported in SMS 2.0, some sections and entries are discarded, while others are mapped to entries with different names.

The following table illustrates how SMS 1.x package definition file entries are mapped in SMS 2.0. Note that all required package definition file entries that are new for SMS 2.0 will be set to the default values for those entries.

Version 1.x package definition entry Version 2.0 package definition entry
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   Version    Version
[Package Definition] [Package Definition]
   Product    Name
   Version    Version
   Comment    Comment
   SetupVariations    Programs
   WorkstationAccess    (ignored)
[SetupVariation Setup] [program]
   CommandName    Name
   CommandLine    CommandLine
   SystemTask=True
   SystemTask=False
   CanRunWhen=AnyUserStatus
   (ignored)
   UserInputRequired    UserInputRequired
   SynchronousSystemExitRequired    AfterRunning=ProgramRestart
   SupportedPlatforms    SupportedClients
[Setup Package for Sharing] (ignored)
[Program Item Properties index] (ignored)
[Setup Package for Inventory] (ignored)
[File index] (ignored)

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