The Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 software distribution feature provides a set of tools and resources that help you create and manage packages and advertisements used to distribute software to client resources within your enterprise.

The topics in this section provide detailed information about planning, configuring, managing, monitoring, and troubleshooting software distribution.

In This Section

Software Distribution Overview

Provides an overview of the software distribution feature in Configuration Manager.
Prerequisites for Software Distribution

Provides information about prerequisites necessary for using the software distribution feature.
Planning Software Distribution

Provides planning information for the software distribution feature.
Configuring Software Distribution

Provides the configuration checklist and tasks to configure software distribution within the Configuration Manager environment.
Tasks for Software Distribution

Provides a set of tasks to perform software distribution objectives, including how to create and manage packages, programs, and advertisements, as well as how to manage distribution points so as to distribute your software.
Troubleshooting Software Distribution

Provides troubleshooting information for software distribution in Configuration Manager.
Software Distribution Security Best Practices and Privacy Information

Provides security and privacy information and best practices for distributing software in Configuration Manager.
Technical Reference for Software Distribution

Provides optional technical details about software distribution.

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