1. Obtain the SEVAgents and SetupCfg files
-Download and run the SWS…setup.exe file for the desired version of Workspace Streaming and Virtualization.
-After the installation files have been extracted the Installation Wizard will open. DO NOT proceed through the Installation Wizard.
-Browse to the %TEMP%\disk1\Client folder, this will be somewhere like this: C:\Users\CurrentUser.Domain\AppData\Local\Temp\disk1\Client.
-Copy the SEVAgents.exe and SetupCfg.txt files from here, or for the 64-bit agents go to %TEMP%\disk1\Client\x64 and copy the SEVAgents_x64.exe and setupCfg.txt files from here.
-Move these files to a location on the Notification Server (NS).
-Once the files are copied the Installation Wizard can be closed.
2. Modify the SetupCfg file to direct the Streaming Agent to a Streaming Server
-Open the SetupCfg file in a text editor.
-Find the following two lines, delete the “;” character in front of them, and provide an appropriate URL for a streaming server like the following:
-For more information on SetupCfg.txt file options please find the appropriate version of the Symantec Workspace Streaming Installation and Implementation Guide.
3. Import the SEVAgents and SetupCfg files into Altiris
-Open the Altiris Console from the NS and browse to Manage>Software Catalog.
-The Software Library will have to be set up if it is not already: http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO62737
-In the Software Catalog window click the Import button.
-In the Import Software: Specify Software window click the + Add button.
-Browse to the location of the SEVAgents and SetupCfg files and select one of the files, then click Open.
-Do the same for the other file.
-Select the SEVAgents file under Package Contents and click Set Installation File if it is not already bold.
-Give the software resource an appropriate name, version, and company if the defaults are not acceptable.
4. Create the Command Line to install the agents
-Go to the Package tab.
-Click + Add command.
-In the Add or Edit Command Line window name the command “Silent Install with Config File” or something appropriate.
-Change Installation file type: to EXE Software Installation File.
-Change Command type: to Install.
-Enable Set as the default for this command type.
-Enter the appropriate command below for Command line:
(for 32-bit file) SEVAgents.exe /s SEV.CFG=SetupCfg.txt
(for 64-bit file) SEVAgents_x64.exe /s SEV.CFG=SetupCfg.txt
-Enter the following for Success codes:
-Enter the following for Failure codes:
5. Create a Detection Rule to prevent unnecessary installation attempts
-Go to the Rules tab.
-Click * New on the Detection rule: line.
-In the Create Rule window name the rule “Detect AppMgrService.exe” or something appropriate.
-Click the blue + button.
-Browse to Standard Rule>File Version.
-Paste the following in File Path:
C:\Program Files\Symantec\Workspace Streaming\Bin\AppMgrService.exe
-Set Version type: to Product Version.
-Set Version must be: to .
-Set the version boundaries; for example, for SWS Agent 7.6 use 7.6.0 in the first box and 7.6.99 in the second box.
-Click OK to close the File Version window.
-Click OK to close the Create Rule window.
-Click OK to close the edit software window.
6. Create a Managed Software Delivery (MSD) Policy
-In the Software Catalog window search for the name of the software that was just created.
-Right-click on the software and select Actions>Managed Software Delivery.
-In the Managed Software Delivery window click Next >.
-Click Apply to and then use one of the options to select or build a target for the policy. Apply to>Computers is the most commonly used option with the following syntax: exclude computers not in Computer list (Computers).
-Click Next >.
-Under Choose when to check the compliance click Add schedule, and then use one of the options to set up a schedule. Schedule time is the commonly used option with the repeat setting set to Daily.
-Click Next >.
-Click Deliver software.
-The MSD policy will be created under Manage>Policies>Software>Managed Software Delivery.
7. Add a Reboot Notification to the Managed Software Delivery policy (this part is optional)
-Find the policy that was just created under Manage>Policies and then Software>Managed Software Delivery, then open the policy by double-clicking it.
-Under the Policy Rules/Actions bar, under the Software tab, click Advanced options.
-In the Advanced options window go to the Results-based actions tab and set Upon success: to Restart computer.
-Enable Allow user to defer action up to: and specify an adequate amount of time. This will show users a popup warning that they need to restart their computer within that time limit.
-Click OK to close the Advanced Options window, then click Save Changes on the policy page.