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Creating Branding Files for Macintosh Custom Installation Package

When you create a custom installation package for Macintosh client computers, you can change the branding images and names in the installation package to match your company name and images. For example, you can customize the Edge Monitor and Process Manager applications to display your company name and logo.

To change the branding images, create a cvoem.tar file that includes the new branding images. To view a sample tar file, download the cvoem.tar file on cloud services website.

Before You Begin

Change the branding settings for the Consoles on your multi-tenant commcell environment. For more information, see Branding Your Consoles.

Procedure

  1. Create the following customized branding images.

    Image File

    Usage

    AdminIcons.icns

    Icon set used by the Process Manager application.

    alert_app_icon.tiff

    Icon that appears on the pop-up alert message on the Edge Monitor tool for Laptop Backup.

    Alert_Overlay.tiff

    Icon on the display bar to indicate an alert message on the Edge Monitor tool for Laptop Backup.

    Alert_Overlay_Dark.tiff

    Icon on the display bar of macOS dark mode, to indicate an alert message on the Edge Monitor tool for Laptop Backup.

    App_logo.tiff

    Logo to be used by the installation wizard.

    AppIcon.icns

    Icon set used by the Edge Monitor tool for Laptop Backup

    Pause_Overlay.tiff

    Icon on the display bar to indicate a pause on the Edge Monitor tool for Laptop Backup.

    Pause_Overlay_Dark.tiff

    Icon on the display bar of macOS dark mode, to indicate a pause on the Edge Monitor tool for Laptop Backup.

    PMServices.png

    Icon used by the background process manager. Required dimension: 1280 x 800. The width should not exceed 285px, and place the logo after 50px from the top.

    sync_Overlay

    Icon on the display bar to indicate a sync operation on the Edge Monitor tool for Laptop Backup.

    sync_Overlay_Dark

    Icon on the display bar of macOS dark mode, to indicate a sync operation on the Edge Monitor tool for Laptop Backup.

    Taskbar_icon

    Icon that appears on the taskbar.

    Taskbar_icon_Dark

    Icon that appears on the taskbar of macOS dark mode.

    • To create an iconset (.icns) file, create a .png image with1024 x 1024 dimension, and use an appropriate tool to convert the image into an iconset file. For example, use a tool on App Store.
    • To create a .tiff file, create a 32 x 32 or 1x resolution image and a 64 x 64 or 2x resolution image for the icon, and then run the following TIFF utility command:

      tiffutil -cathidpicheck image.png image@2x.png -out image.tiff

      where, Image is the name of the image file.

      For more information on creating icon set and tiff files, refer Apple documentation.

  2. Download the OEMInfo.xml file from the sample cvoem.tar file. Open the file in an appropriate editor, and update one or more of the XML parameters listed in the following table:

    Parameter

    Description

    BRAND_OI_NAME

    The name of the software to be installed. The software name may be the same as the product name.

    BRAND_OEM

    The edition name for your software.

    BRAND_PRODUCT

    The name of your company product.

    The product name is also used in the installation package.

    BRAND_VENDOR

    The name of your company.

    BRAND_SUPPORT_URL

    The URL to the customer support page of your company website.

    BRAND_SUPPORT_EMAIL

    The email address for general support inquiries.

    BRAND_SUPPORT_PHONE

    The phone number for general support inquiries. You can specify more than one phone number. For example, phone numbers for domestic and international calls.

    BRAND_INSSUBDIR

    The name of the subdirectory where the software must be installed.

    The Commvault software is installed in a subdirectory under the opt directory. For example, /opt/subdirname.

    BRAND_SSCRIPT

    The name for a UNIX command to check and manage Commvault processes.

    OEMInfo Id

    The OEM ID for your company. Change the OEM ID to 101.

  3. Save and close the OEMInfo.xml file.
  4. Create a cvoem.tar file that includes the new branding images and the OEMInfo.xml.

What To Do Next

Upload the cvoem.tar file when you create the custom installation package on the cloud services website.

Last modified: 12/12/2018 3:56:23 PM