How to Import/Export Software Distribution Packages

Version 5

    Purpose

     

    This article outlines how to Import/Export Distribution Packages. This can be useful for sharing customized packages.

     

     

    Export

     

    • In the Ivanti EPM Console, navigate to Tools | Distribution | Distribution Packages
    • Right-click the desired package, and choose Export

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    • In the Select Export Filename window, select a directory and provide a file name
      • The extension should be *.ldms
    • Click Save

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    The *.ldms

    file can now be imported for use on an LDMS Core.

     

     

    Import

    • In the LDMS Console, navigate to Tools | Distribution | Distribution Packages
    • Right-click the group to import the package to (i.e. My packages)
    • Select Import

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    • In the Select File to Import window, navigate to then select the *.ldms file, and choose Open

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    • Double click the package from within the LDMS console now to edit its settings
    • An error may appear:

    The network name cannot be found.

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    This will occur if Primary or Additional files in the package were located at a network resource that is no longer accessible.

     

    • Update the Primary and Additional files to point to a network resource that the new Ivanti EPM Console has access to and then save the package.

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