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Deploying Remote Server Management Programs for Windows 8 Using ConfigMgr

Week I want to give a post remote server Management Applications (RSAT) for Windows 8 with ConfigMgr 2012. In my own opinion it should be deployed utilizing the application model Though the installer is only available as a Windows Update Standalone Installer. This gives the possibility to show some fundamentals about the Detection Rules and about the software in ConfigMgr 2012 along with the Prerequisites to me.

In a way I will go through the wizards of Creating and deploying an application. During this I shall give some explanation that is additional as it needs to be generated and there are numerous options for that.

Create Application

Library > Overview > Application Management > Applications, click Create > Create Application and the Create Application Wizard will show.

On the General page, select Manually specify the program Information and click Next.

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Application and click Next.

From the Install Application task sequence actions rather than deploying it manually to make it feasible to use it in a task sequence.

On the Program Catalog page, fill in the data About the application and click Next.

On the Create, click Insert and the Deployment Types page Deployment Type Wizard will show.

On the General page, select Manually define the installation Type information and click Next.

About the deployment type and click Next.

To the Content location, navigate on the Content page, use as Setup program wusa.exe Windows6.2-KB2693643-x64. Msu /quiet /norestart, use as Uninstall Program wusa.exe /disable Windows6.2-KB2693643-x64. Msu /quiet /norestart and click on Next.

There are multiple choice to Check for the setup. The most significant thing is to find something special. Here I shall give two good choices for discovering RSAT for Windows 8:

DetRuleRSATSelect Add Clause… and the Detection Rule popup Will show (see picture). On the Detection Rule Popup, pick as Setting Type File System, fill in as Path %WinDir%\System32\, fill in as File or folder name ServerManager.exe, select The file system setting must meet the following rule to signify the existence of the application, select as Property Version, pick as Operator Equals, fill as Value 6.2.9200.16384 and click Ok.

Select Use a custom script to detect the existence of this Deployment type, ScrEdiVbsclick Edit and the Script Editor popup will show (see picture). On the Script Editor popup choose as Script Sort VBScript, use the follow script as click on Ok and Script Contents.

strComputer = “.”

StrComputer &”\origin \CIMV2″)

Win32_QuickFixEngineering WHERE HotFixID = ‘KB2693643′”)

In case colItems.Count = 0 Then



Wscript.StdOut.Write”The program is set up”


End If

Back on the Detection Strategy page click .

On the User Experience page, Choose the experience Preferences and click on Next.

Notice: Select as Installation behavior Install for system if Resource is device; select as Logon demands Whether or not a user is logged on to make it possible to use it and differently install for user.

ReqRSATOn click Add, the Prerequisites page and the Create Requirement popup will show (see picture).