Application Packaging Using AdminStudio 2016

24,250.00 kr exkl. moms

Flexera Softwares official AdminStudio-training

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The AdminStudio course will teach you to use AdminStudio to repackage traditional setups into Windows Installer packages and customize those packages to meet specific needs.

In this course, you will also gain experience in creating transforms for existing third-party MSI packages and identifying and resolving conflicts between packages before deploying your applications.

In this class you will learn:

How to prepare your development systems, test systems and documentation for the application-migration process
How to use AdminStudio’s Repackager to convert traditional setups to Windows Installer setups and virtual applications
How to enhance and customize repackaged setups using the InstallShield Editor and to correct validation errors
How to use AdminStudio’s Conflict Wizard in the Test Center to identify and resolve potential conflicts between Windows Installer setups before deployment into your desktop environment
How to use AdminStudio’s Tuner to customize the installation of existing Windows Installer setups——to meet your company-specific requirements

Course Prerequisites
Previous AdminStudio experience is not required; however, you should be comfortable with the following:

Using Windows Explorer and the command prompt to create and manage files and run executables
Basic Windows terminology (e.g. DLL, Control Panel, etc.)

Course Delivery
The following course sections and topics will be covered in the class. If you have a specific area that you think might need extra attention, mention it to your instructor on the first day of class.

Introduction and Overview

AdminStudio Tools
Overview of the Application Migration Process
Windows Installer Background
Features and Benefits of Windows Installer
Format of a Windows Installer Installation
Windows Installer Concepts and Terminology

Preparing for Application Migration

Creating the Storage Structure
Defining Standard Images
Project Documentation
Installing the Repackager on Your Repackaging Image
Global Exclusion Lists

Creating Workflow Templates and Process Assistants


Repackager Best Practices
Using the Repackager Interface
Repackager Interface-Tools Menu
The Repackaging Wizard
Using Installation Monitoring to Repackage an Application
Using Snapshot Mode to Repackage an Application
Repackaging InstallScript MSI Installations
Repackager Output
Reviewing the Repackaged Data
Working with Repackaging Projects

Testing the Repackaged Installation

Running MSI Installations
Testing Guidelines
Commonly Performed Tests

InstallShield Editor

Setting Editor Options
General Information
Working with Application Data
Path Variables
Registry Data
INI Files
Environment Variables
Per-Application Paths
Building Releases
Validating the MSI Package
Creating Templates
Building a Citrix Profile
Building a ThinApp Application

Advanced Editor Topics

Searching for Files
Direct Editor
Handling Locked-Down Environments
COM Registration

Custom Actions

Windows Installer Sequences
Custom Action Scheduling Options
The Custom Actions and Sequences View
Common Custom Action Types
Creating Custom Actions

Creating a Windows Installer Transform

Introduction to Tuner
Creating a Response Transform
Editing the Transform Using Tuner
Applying a Transform
Using the InstallShield Editor to Create a Customized Transform Template (Generic MST)

Application Management

Application Catalog
Importing Merge Modules
Working with Groups
Creating and Importing OS Snapshots
Importing Windows Installer and Virtual Packages
Scanning Dependencies
Validating Imported Packages

Test Center

Application Consistency Evaluator (ACE) Rules
Identifying Conflicts Using the Conflict Wizard
Resolving Conflicts
Testing for Application Compatibility Overview

Upgrading Products

Preparing for Major Upgrades
Defining the Upgrade Settings
Deploying a Major Upgrade

Additional Topics That May be Covered

Introduction to the Automated Application Converter
Introduction to Using InstallShield Editor to Create Virtual Applications
Introduction to the AdminStudio Application Compatibility Pack
Application Isolation
Quality Monitor

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