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Aplica-se a: 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 Advertisements console tree node in Configuration Manager 2007 displays advertisements and information about the programs that are being advertised. The Advertising console tree node and subnodes are located in the console tree as follows:

System Center Configuration Manager / Site Database / Computer Management / Software Distribution / Advertisements.

Within the Advertisements node, the New Advertisement Wizard is used to create advertisements for existing programs. For more information, see New Advertisement Wizard.

These advertisements can then be used to distribute new or existing packages to client computers using the Distribute Software Wizard. For more information, see Distribute Software Wizard.

UI Element List

Upon clicking the Advertisements console tree node or subnodes, the Configuration Manager console contains the following elements:

Look for:/Search in:
Filters the contents that are displayed in the results pane based on a keyword in a specific column.

Look for
Looks for text that was entered to filter on. This could be a partial or full text string. Only items that contain the text will be displayed in the results pane. For example, the text English could be entered in the Look for: text box to display only software updates that contain that text in any column.

Search in
Searches a specific column for the text that was entered in the Look for: text box. The default value for this item is All Columns.

Find Now
Initiates the filter.

Clear
Clears the filter and displays all possible results.

The following sections describe the Advertisements console tree node and subnodes.

Advertisements

The Advertisements console tree node in Configuration Manager 2007, when highlighted, displays the following information about each advertisement by default:

  • Name: Specifies the name of the advertisement.

  • Package: Specifies the package with which the advertisement is associated.

  • Program: Specifies the specific program being advertised to clients by the advertisement.

  • Collection: Specifies the collection to which the given program is being advertised.

  • Available After: Specifies the date and time after which the advertised program will be available for running on clients.

  • Expires After: Specifies the date and time after which the advertised program will no longer be available for running on clients.

  • Advertisement ID: Specifies the ID assigned by Configuration Manager 2007 to the given advertisement.

  • Status: Specifies the version of the package, as given in the package properties.

Additional columns may be added to the result pane by right-clicking the Advertisements node, pointing to View, and then clicking Add/Remove Columns.

Actions for the Advertisements Nodes

Different actions are available depending on where you are in the console tree. Within the Advertisements node, however, only two variations exist—the Advertisements node and the folders specifically created under that node for organizational purposes. The following table lists the general actions for the Advertisements console tree node and those specific to any folders under that node.

General Actions

The following actions are available on the Advertisements console tree node and any folders beneath it.

 

Action Description

New

Provides the following options:

  • Advertisement: Opens the New Advertisement Wizard, where you can create a new advertisement for a program. For more information, see New Advertisement Wizard.

  • Advertisement for Device: Opens the New Advertisement for Device Wizard, where you can create a new advertisement to distribute a program to a device client. For more information, see Advertisement for Mobile Devices Properties.

  • Folder: Creates a new folder beneath the Packages node.

  • Search Folder: Opens the Search Folder Criteria dialog box, where you can design a query to search package folders on the site. For more information, see Search Folder Criteria Dialog Box.

Distribute

Provides the following distribution options:

  • Software: Opens the Distribute Software Wizard, where you can distribute advertised programs to client computers. For more information, see Distribute Software Wizard.

  • Software to Device: Opens the Distribute Software to Device Wizard, where you can distribute advertised programs to client devices.

Advertise Task Sequence

Opens the task sequence version of the New Advertisement Wizard, where you can create a new advertisement for a task sequence. For more information, see Advertise Task Sequence Wizard.

Give Feedback

Opens a Configuration Manager 2007 Web site where feedback can be given.

View

Provides the following view options:

  • Add/Remove columns: Specifies which columns display in the results pane. Select the column name from the Available columns window, and click Add to add the column to the displayed columns. Select the column name from the Displayed columns window, and click Remove to remove the columns from the displayed columns. Click Restore Defaults to display the default columns. Click OK to save changes.

  • Export list: Exports the data in the results pane to a Text or Unicode Text file that is tab or comma delimited.

  • Hide search bar: Specifies to hide the search bar located above the results pane.

  • Customize: Specifies which items are displayed in the Configuration Manager 2007 console window.

New Windows from Here

Opens a new console window using the current node as the root node.

Refresh

Refreshes the display with the most current information.

Properties

Opens the Advertisements Properties dialog box, where general advertisement information and class security rights can be set on the object. For more information, see Advertisements Properties.

Help

Opens the associated help topic.

<Folder Name>

The following actions are available from the <folder name> console tree node.

 

Action Description

Cut

Cuts the selected advertisement in preparation to move it to a folder in the Advertisement node. The cut advertisement is not removed or relocated until it is pasted in a new location and the new location must be a folder within the node, not another advertisement.

Paste

Pastes a previously cut advertisement in a new location within the Advertisement node.

Delete

Deletes the specified folder.

Rename

Renames the specified folder.

Consulte Também

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

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