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Configuring Links to the End-User Installation Package

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Linking Directly to Packages

Linking to a Download Center or a Website

By default, the links on the Web Console Add New Computer page go to the Download Center configured for your Web Console (see Using the Download Center). You can configure those links to go directly to specific packages or to go to another Download Center or another website.

Linking Directly to Packages

You can configure direct links to each version of the laptop installation package. For example, you can configure one link for the Windows operating system and another link for the Macintosh operating system. The laptop installation packages are stored on your Web Server or on a different website.

In the Web Console, end users click the Add New Computer link to access the installation package. On the Add New Computer page under Download and Install Package, the first here link is based on the end user's operating system. You can configure this operating system-based link by using the PackagePathX and PackageUrlX additional settings.

Procedure

  1. To the CommServe computer, add the additional setting for the installation packages as shown in the following table.

    For instructions on adding the additional setting from the CommCell Console, see Adding or Modifying Additional Settings from the CommCell Console.

    Property

    Value

    Name

    To link to the package in the software_installation_directory\Packages folder on your Web Server, use the following parameters:

    Category

    CommServDB.GxGlobalParam

    Type

    String

    Value

    PackagePathX: The path and the package name for the laptop installation package on the Web Server. For example, software_installation_directory\Packages\Laptop_Package64.exe or software_installation_directory\Packages\Mac_Package.pkg.

    PackageUrlX: The complete URL to the package. For example, https://cloud.domain.com/downloads/MacPackage.pkg.

  2. On the Web Console computer, restart the Tomcat services.

    For instructions on restarting the Tomcat service, see Restarting a Service.

Linking to a Download Center or a Website

You can configure a link to a website where you have hosted the laptop installation packages. For example, you can configure a link to another Download Center or to your company website.

In the Web Console, end users click the Add New Computer link to access the installation package. On the Add New Computer page under Download and Install Package, there are two here links. The first here link is based on the end user's operating system. The second here link is for all other platforms. You can configure both links by using the additional settings below.

Procedure

  1. To the CommServe computer, add the additional settings for the links as shown in the following table.

    For instructions on adding the additional setting from the CommCell Console, see Add or Modify an Additional Setting.

    Property

    Value

    Name

    Category

    CommServDB.GxGlobalParam

    Type

    String

    Value

    The complete URL to the website.

  2. On the Web Console computer, restart the Tomcat services.

    For instructions on restarting the Tomcat service, see Restarting a Service.

Last modified: 9/5/2018 6:16:13 PM