[windows2000] Re: Software Distribution

  • From: "Sorin Srbu" <sorin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 05 Dec 2002 09:34:08 +0100

On Wed, 4 Dec 2002 12:40:11 -0700, Rod Falanga wrote:

>In my 2154 class they talked about assigning software distributions to
>OU's.  But I see here everyone is suggesting something else.
>Why? Is using AD not a good idea?  (I had planned on using it, after I
>learned about it in the class.)

Deployment over AD is an excellent choice. However it's dpendent on
the software being dist'ed is in msi-format. Not all software you
want dist'ed is available in msi-format. I've heard about
repackaging software like installshield and similar, but that
software os EXPENSIVE! 




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