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KACE Systems Deployment Appliance 4.1 - Administrator Guide

About the KACE Systems Deployment Appliance (K2000) Getting started Using the Dashboard Configuring the K2000 Setting up user accounts and user authentication Configuring security settings Preparing for deployment Managing device inventory Using labels Creating a Windows Boot Environment Managing drivers Capturing images Capturing user states Creating scripted installations Creating a task sequence Automating deployments Performing manual deployments Imaging Mac devices About the Remote Site Appliance Importing and exporting appliance components Managing disk space Troubleshooting appliance issues Updating appliance software About us Legal notices Glossary

Add Application

Add Application

You can upload a single file or a ZIP archive containing multiple files to run as a pre-installation task.

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On the left navigation pane, click Library to expand the section, then click Pre-installation Tasks to display the Pre-installation Tasks page.
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Select Choose Action > Add Application to display the Pre-installation Task Detail page.
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In Name, enter a logical name for the task, such as Install Adobe Reader 11.
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Next to Upload, click Browse to select the appropriate file.
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In Parameter, enter the command-line parameters for the task.
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Select the Reboot Required check box to reboot the appliance and run the next task in the sequence.
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In Notes, add a note to identify the task.
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Click Save.

Add BAT Script

Add BAT Script

You can create your own batch scripts to run as a pre-installation task in the K2000 Boot Environment for Windows before installing the operating system or re-imaging a target device.

1.
On the left navigation pane, click Library to expand the section, then click Pre-installation Tasks to display the Pre-installation Tasks page.
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Select Choose Action > Add BAT Script to display the Pre-installation Tasks Detail page.
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In Name, enter a logical name to identify the task.
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In BAT Script, enter the script.
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In Notes, add a note to identify the task.
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Click Save.

Add Windows Script

Add Windows Script

You can run Windows scripts as a pre-installation task in the K2000 Boot Environment (Windows) runtime environment.

1.
On the left navigation pane, click Library to expand the section, then click Pre-installation Tasks to display the Pre-installation Tasks page.
2.
Select Choose Action > Add Windows Script to display the Pre-installation Task Detail page.
3.
In Name, enter a logical name for the task, such as Collect computer information before formatting.
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Next to Upload, click Browse to select the appropriate file, such as a VBScript or a JavaScript.
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In Notes, add any notes to identify the task.
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Click Save.

Add Shell Script

Add Shell Script

You can create your own shell scripts to run as a pre-installation task in the K2000 Boot Environment (Mac OS X) before deploying the operating system or re-imaging a target device.

1.
On the left navigation pane, click Library to expand the section, then click Pre-installation Tasks to display the Pre-installation Tasks page.
2.
Select Choose Action > Add Shell Script to display the Pre-installation Tasks Detail page.
3.
In Name, enter a logical name to identify the task.
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In Shell Script, enter the script.
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In Notes, add a note to identify the task.
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Click Save.
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