Automated methods of distributing software to machines, typically on a large scale. This tag encompasses the tools and procedures used to facilitate software deployment/distribution within an environment, or to client machines via an internet connection.

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GPO silent software deployment

I have added a software package to my networks Computer Configuration in the Group Policy Management Editor for SBS 2008. I've noticed that even after adding the package, and rebooting a machine on ...
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Windows Server 2008 - Is there a way to globally release a third-party software install/update?

We are running MS Small Business Server 2008, and there are a few programs that we would like to have installed on all client computers. Is there a way to install this software on all machines without ...
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Install Automation across *nix + Windows

Am looking at Puppet and Cfengine. Unfortunately neither can do Windows deployments. Can you suggest some alternatives? Thank you.
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Link order and best practices when updating a computer assigned application in Group Policy/Active Directory

Say I've assigned Adobe Reader 9.1.0 to an organizational unit. I now want to update all the PCs in that OU to 9.1.2 I've created a new package to assign to the OU and it will deploy OK. I found how ...