Push to SCCM as Application

Deployment starts from the project portfolio.

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The application should have a package file produced during the Packaging step (Factory or Self-Service). If the required file is missing, Apptimized shows the notification.

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After locating the application in the list, the deployment process can be triggered by clicking the extended menu in the Actions column and selecting Push to SCCM as Application.

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Apptimized shows the following screen when successful:

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The package name option is the only option that requires manual verification and confirmation. The application inherits default SCCM project settings. . Brief field descriptions is available by hovering the info icon (info.png)

 

An application is scheduled for deployment by clicking on the Save button. Apptimized shows the following notification when successful:

 

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It takes a few minutes for SCCM objects to appear in the SCCM Admin Console.

Details of the deployment process components are described in the sections below.

Create the application in SCCM

The creation of applications can be enabled by Create Application switch and editing appropriate settings if required. Brief field descriptions are available by hovering the info icon (info.png) located near every field.

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Table 4. Application settings

Settings Details
Vendor name

The vendor name equals the vendor field of application in the project portfolio.

Application name

The application name equals the application field of application in the project portfolio.

Application version

The application version equals the application version of the application in the project portfolio.

Application owner

Package creator name. The default value is the name of a current user.

Application description

Application description corresponds to the term Administrator comments in the SCCM admin console.

SCCM optional reference

Optional reference to the SCCM environment.

A folder in the SCCM Console UI

This setting indicates the folder for applications in SCCM Console UI. Applications can store in the main folder Applications (default) or any subfolders.

Auto-install in task sequence of SCCM Console

This setting corresponds to the setting Install or uninstall the application by default in the Connection and default configuration step (see Table 2).

Create the deployment type in SCCM

The creation of deployment type can be enabled by Create Deployment Type switch and editing appropriate settings if required. Brief field descriptions are available by hovering the info icon (info.png) located near every field.

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The list of created deployment type templates (see Integration > Connection and default configuration step) is available under the Deployment types block. All templates are disabled by default. A template becomes active when switched on.

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The option to expand deployment type template is available under the sccm_changes_09.PNG symbol.

A user can change pre-configured template settings if needed. Template settings correspond to the SCCM integration settings.

Create the deployment in SCCM

Creation of deployment can be enabled by Create Deployment switch and editing appropriate settings if required. Brief field descriptions are available by hovering the info icon (info.png) located near every field.

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Table 5. Deployment settings

Settings

Details

Name of default destribution group

This setting corresponds to the setting Name of a default distribution group шn the Connection and default configuration step (see Table 1).

Collection type

This setting corresponds to the setting Collection type in the Connection and default configuration step (see Table 1). 

Collection name

This setting corresponds to the setting Collection name in the Connection and default configuration step (see Table 1).

Install or uninstall the application by default

This setting corresponds to the setting Install or uninstall the application by default in the Connection and default configuration step (see Table 2).

Deploy the purpose of the installation by default

This setting corresponds to the setting Deploy purpose of the installation by default in the Connection and default configuration step (see Table 2).

Deadline time

This setting corresponds to the setting Deadline time in the Connection and default configuration step (see Table 2).

Time zone of deadline

This setting corresponds to the setting Time zone of a deadline in the Connection and default configuration step (see Table 1).

Deadline date

This setting sets the deadline date for the application installation.

The default value is set to the current date.