Create a Package from a Package Definition File

Note    You must have Create permission for the Package security object type to create a package.

Note that you can also manually create a package and manually create programs within the package.

  1.  Systems Management Server
       Lower levelSite Database
         Lower levelPackages

  2. Right-click Packages, point to New, and then click Package From Definition.
  3. Complete the Create Package from Definition Wizard, and then click Finish.

SMS displays the new package in the SMS Administrator console, and it adds User and Guest accounts — with Read permission — to the Access Accounts for this package.

After you create a package, you can define programs within the package, specify distribution points for the package, and specify access accounts.

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