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Mastering System Center Configuration Manager

By : Vangel Krstevski
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Mastering System Center Configuration Manager

By: Vangel Krstevski

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Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Mastering System Center Configuration Manager
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Creating and managing applications

Applications and deployment types can help the administrators of Configuration Manager to easily manage and deploy different software types on the client machines. Configuration Manager 2012 R2 can deploy software to collections, both device and user collections.

Users can be associated with their devices. This is a user setting, and it is called a primary device. This setting allows you to deploy software specific to users' needs. This helps IT administrators control the applications that are installed on the user's primary device and on any other device that the user might work on in the future.

Application deployment is handled by deployment types. An application can have multiple deployment types.

About applications

Applications are containers that are used for software delivery. They contain information for applications. They also list the dependencies on other applications and check whether the specific application replaces an existing application. You...