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Operating System Deployment: Operating System Install Packages Node

Applies To: System Center Configuration Manager 2007, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP1, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2

The Operating System Install Packages node displays a list of Configuration Manager 2007 operating installation packages.

The operating system deployment install packages that have been created are displayed in the operating system install packages results pane. The following columns are displayed by default:

  • Name: The name of the operating system install package.

  • Comment: The optional description entered for the operating system install package.

  • Package ID: The ID number created by Configuration Manager 2007 for the operating system install package.

  • Language: The language associated with the selected operating system install package.

  • Version: The version of the operating system install package.

Look For
Enter all or part of an operating system install package name, or use the drop-down list to select from existing filter criteria.

Search In
Select the column to use when applying the filter criteria.

Find Now
Click Find Now to run the filter.

Clear
Click Clear to remove the filter and display the entire list.

When a specific operating system install package is selected in the operating system install package pane, the General tab on the lower half of the operating system install package results pane displays the following properties of the operating system install package:

  • Version

  • Comment

  • Package ID

The Editions tab displays properties associated with the selected operating system install package. The following properties are displayed:

  • Index

  • Operating System

  • Version

  • Edition

  • Language

  • Architecture

  • Size

You can select the following default actions grouped under operating system install package in the Actions pane. You can collapse the default actions by clicking the up arrow in the operating system install package section header.

Add Operating System Install Package
Select this action to run the Add Operating System Install Package Wizard. This wizard lets you add a new operating system install package to the selected operating system install package folder.

Copy Packages
Select this action to launch the Copy Packages Wizard. You can use this wizard to copy packages from one distribution point to another. You must have appropriate permissions to the packages you want to copy.

New Folder
Select this action to create a new folder at the highlighted point in the console tree.

New Search Folder
Select this action to launch the Search Folder Criteria dialog box. The search folder dialog box provides a way put Configuration Manager 2007 objects into a folder based on administrator defined search criteria. For more information about specifying the search criteria use the following link: Search Folder Criteria Dialog Box

View
Select this action to add or remove columns in the operating system install package pane, to export the list of operating system install package to a tab-delimited or comma-delimited text or unicode text file, and to hide the search bar in the operating system install package results pane.

New Window from Here
Select this action to display a new Configuration Manager 2007 Administrator Console window rooted at the selected node in the console tree.

Refresh
Select this action to refresh the Configuration Manager 2007 Administrator Console display.

Properties
Select this item to display general properties for the operating system install package node, and to set class security on that node.

Help
Select this action to display Configuration Manager 2007 product help for this node.

When you select a specific operating system install package in the operating system install package results pane, or expand the operating system install package node and select a operating system install package from the console tree, you can run the following actions grouped under that operating system install package name section in the Actions pane. You can collapse the default actions by clicking the up arrow in that section header.

Update Distribution Points
Select this action to run the Update Distribution Points Wizard. This wizard is used to update distribution points with a new version of a operating system install package after changes have been made to that operating system install package.

Manage Distribution Points
Select this action to run the Manage Distribution Points Wizard. This wizard is used to distribute the operating system install package to one or more distribution points, from which it can be used by target computers.

Move Items
Select this to launch the Move Items dialog box. This dialog box is used to move a selected image to a new container.

Cut
Select this action to cut the selected operating system install package to paste in another operating system install package folder in this tree.

Delete
Select this action to delete the operating system install package. When you delete a operating system install package, you will be prompted to confirm the deletion.

Refresh
Select this action to refresh the Configuration Manager 2007 Administrator Console display.

Properties
Select this item to display detailed properties for the selected operating system install package.

Help
Select this action to display Configuration Manager 2007 product help for this node.

For additional information, see Configuration Manager 2007 Information and Support.
To contact the documentation team, email SMSdocs@microsoft.com.
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