Send a Package to Distribution Points

Note    You must have Distribute permission for the Package security object type to send package data to distribution points.

You can also run the New Distribution Points Wizard to send package data to distribution points.

  1.  Systems Management Server
       Lower levelSite Database
         Lower levelPackages

  2. Right-click the package you want to send to distribution points, point to All Tasks, and then click Manage Distribution Points.
  3. Complete the Manage Distribution Points Wizard, and then click Finish.

SMS sends a copy of the package data to each of the new distribution points. If any program in the package has been advertised, SMS also sends the updated distribution point locations to the CAPs in the site.

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Distributing Software to Clients

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How Software Distribution Works

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About Distribution Points

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Specifying Distribution Points Overview