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Step #1: Gathering Information

The following checklist can be used to gather the necessary information in advance of using the Internet Explorer Administration Kit 5. An asterisk (*) denotes required information. More information about specific components can be found in the Glossary section.

Important Decisions

* Company Name:_____________________

* Product Keycode:________________________

 

 

 

* Platform:

Windows 9x/Windows NT

Windows 3.x

UNIX

 

* Type of Distribution:

Download

CD-ROM

Flat (LAN)

Multiple Floppy

* User Interaction:

Interactive

Hands-Free

Silent

 

To add additional third-party components or programs to the Internet Explorer package, fill out the Custom Component section at the end of the checklist.

Title Bar Customizations

Information is used to customize installation screens and the browser interface.

CD Autorun Screen Titlebar Text:

_________________________________

Setup Wizard Titlebar Text:

_________________________________

Browser Titlebar Text:

_________________________________

(i.e., Microsoft Internet Explorer provided by "ACME")

Files to Collect

Information will be used to customize users' desktops, but is not necessary to complete a deployment. This feature is primarily for Internet Service Providers (ISPs) who want to extend custom branding to Internet Explorer 5.

Setup Wizard Top Banner (496x96 pixels)

Setup Wizard Left Bitmap (162x312 pixels)

Browser Toolbar Background Bitmap

Large Animated Browser Logo (38x38 pixels)

Small Animated Browser Logo (22x22 pixels)

Large Static Browser Logo (38x38 pixels)

Small Static Browser Logo (22x22 pixels)

CD Autorun Bitmap Path (540x347 pixels)

CD Autorun "More Information" text file

CD Autorun Kiosk Mode Startup HTML file

URLs to Collect

These URLs will become part of a user's desktop.

Home Page URL:

_________________________________

Search Pane URL:

_________________________________

On-Line Support Page URL:

_________________________________

Favorite URLs:

(1)______________________________

(Up to 200)

(2)______________________________

 

(3)______________________________

Product Update Page:

_________________________________

Custom Welcome Page:

_________________________________

Automatic Connection

Pre-configuring dial-up settings will help users connect more easily.

Name of Dial-Up Entry:

_________________________________

Phone Number

_________________________________

Use Proxy Server?

Yes No

If Yes, Proxy Settings:

Address:____________Port:__________

Outlook Express

Incoming Mail Server Address:

_________________________________

Outgoing Mail Server Address:

_________________________________

News Server Address:

_________________________________

InfoPane: (URL or Local File)

 

URL Path:

_________________________________

Local File HTML Path:

_________________________________

Local File Image Path:

_________________________________

Custom HTML Welcome Message:

 

HTML Path:

_________________________________

Sender Address:

_________________________________

Reply-To Address:

_________________________________

LDAP Address Server

Service Name:

_________________________________

Server Name:

_________________________________

Service Web Site:

_________________________________

Search Base:

_________________________________

Service Bitmap Path:

_________________________________

Digital Signatures

Certification Authorities (CAs) issue digital certificates verifying the electronic identity of individuals and organizations. If the administrator has a publisher certificate from one of the CAs, the customer package can be automatically signed.

Company Name on Certificate:

_________________________________

Software Publishing Certificates (.spc) file:

_________________________________

Private Key (.pvk) file:

_________________________________

Description Text:

_________________________________

More Information URL:

_________________________________

Certificate Customization

Administrators can add a root certificate to their customized Internet Explorer Administration Kit package by typing the URL into the new root certificate path box. The root certificate provides a level of trust that certificates lower in the hierarchy can inherit. Each certificate is inspected for a parent certificate until it reaches the root certificate.

New Root Certificate Path:

_________________________________

Channels

Administrators can customize the Channels in their package. Fill out the following items for each desired channel:

Channel Title:

_________________________________

Channel Definition file on Web Server URL:

_________________________________

Channel Definition file Path:

_________________________________

Narrow Channel Image Path:

_________________________________

Channel Icon Path:

_________________________________

User Agent String

Some companies track site statistics, such as how many times their content is accessed and by which types of Web browsers. User Agent Strings help identify the browser type.

User Agent String:

_________________________________

Custom Components

Up to ten custom components can be added, which customers may install along with Microsoft Internet Explorer and the other Microsoft components selected by the administrator. These components may be provided in the form of a compressed cabinet (.CAB) file or a self-extracting executable (.exe) if applicable. If a .cab file is specified, the run command must also be specified.

Component:

_________________________________

Location:

_________________________________

Command:

_________________________________

Parameter:

_________________________________

Uninstall Key:

_________________________________

GUID:

_________________________________

Version:

_________________________________

*Web Distribution

Download Site Name (i.e., Primary Download Site):

_________________________________

Download Site URL (i.e., http://www.acmecorp.com/ie5):

_________________________________

Site Region (i.e., North America):

_________________________________

Local Path for Download Files (i.e., c:\wwwroot\ie5):

_________________________________

*Required information only if distributing Internet Explorer 5 over an Intranet.


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