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Software Deployment

The following table provides general information about software evaluations and distribution to DeSC Standard computers.

*Software also distributed to DeSC Lite Computers

2011/2010Software Evaluations and Deployment Schedule

Date

Description

Completed

March 8-11, 2010

*Sassafras KeyServer Client
*Adobe Flash
*Adobe Shockwave

 X
March 15-March 26, 2010 Tivioli TSM  X
April 5, 2010 EndNote X3  X
April 27, 2010 Mass LAPM Password Update  X
January 3, 2011-January 13, 2011 *Java 1.6
Dreamweaver and Photoshop CS 5
 

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Deployments - SCCM
Software deliveries typically begin at 11:59 pm on the night of a scheduled SCCM distribution. For large software packages, the distribution is scheduled over four days. The server continuously sends the software to all DeSC machines detected not to have the software or the specific version of the software installed even after the annouced distribution period ends.

Microsoft Active Directory Group Policy Object MSI Deployments - GPO
Software applied using Microsoft Active Directory Group Policy Objects (GPO) begin at 11:59pm on the night of the scheduled deployment with a reboot of the machine. The server continuously sends the software to all DeSC machines detected not to have the software or the specific version of the software installed even after the annouced distribution period ends.

Microsoft Software Update Services - WSUS
Windows Operating Systems, Internet Explorer and some Microsoft application, such as Office, latest critical updates, security updates and Service Packs installed on as needed basis.  Software installed on Friday nights unless deemed highly critical.