Network and Classroom Management Thread, Remote App Deployment in Technical; I was wondering if anyone can share their experiences regarding remote application deployment in an edu environment. What solutions have ...
16th October 2008, 12:17 AM #1
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I was wondering if anyone can share their experiences regarding remote application deployment in an edu environment. What solutions have worked best for you?
27th October 2008, 12:08 AM #2
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Just using Group Policy at my place. If the installer doesnt have a decent MSI,or it doesnt like being MSI'd I create a custom EXE file with AutoIT to automate the mouseclicks, serial entering etc then log on to machines as admin manually and run the custom exe across a classroom using Vision classroom management.
10th November 2008, 04:30 PM #3
As with CJWhite - also looked at SMS / SCCM 2007 but never got the hang of it
With AutoIT i aslso Download Scite4AutoIT which allows you to record an installation very easily
Last edited by witch; 10th November 2008 at 10:46 PM.
13th November 2008, 12:58 PM #4
I use group policies for the progs that have MSI scripts. If there is'nt one with the program I create one using Winistall le 2003. (Works 90% of the time!!)
If I want to edit the MSI to, for example stop it putting a shortcut on the desktop then I edit it using Orca,
13th November 2008, 07:51 PM #5
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RemoteExec can do the job.
You will also find tons of useful information about deployment on AppDeploy.com.
21st November 2008, 04:00 PM #6
If it's a quick'n'dirty install on a single machine, I use Purgos.
21st November 2008, 04:13 PM #7
Can you provide a reference that explains how to use it that way... I wasn't aware of that functionality.
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24th November 2008, 09:44 AM #8
We don't have applications on clients anymore. We have them located on a share. We use thinapp by vmware for this. You can use a streaming product if required to control bandwidth
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