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Deploy all program in a package


I am pretty new to SCCM, and I have to come into and managing an existing SCCM environment. There is a package that contains multiple programs, but when I go to deploy I seem to be only able to deploy one program at a time. Is there any way to deploy all the programs in the  package in one go?

Josh Rowe
Josh Rowe
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Nagendra Pratap SinghDesktop Applications SpecialistCommented:
Which package is it?

Make a new program of the batch file format and put all other programs in it. Deploy this program.
Oscar PowersCommented:
Like Nagendra said you can use a bat file, check this sample that I use to install iTunes:

start /wait msiexec /i AppleApplicationSupport64.msi /q
start /wait msiexec /i AppleMobileDeviceSupport6464.msi /q
start /wait msiexec /i Bonjour64.msi /q
start /wait msiexec /i iTunes6464.msi /q

Josh RoweAuthor Commented:
Hi guys, thanks for coming back so quickly. I must admit that's kind of disappointing. What is the point of creating a package when you still need to add all the programs to a batch file? I can see the use of SCCM when it comes to deployment and tracking, but the packaging and deployment method feels kind of outdated.
Nagendra Pratap SinghDesktop Applications SpecialistCommented:
package is the entire folder needed to install something. eg Office2013.

Program is the file/command that we run from that folder. eg setup.exe

I don't know any other methods that can work. Even you do it manually, you will need these two things.

BTW if someone has put multiple software in a single folder without subfolders then that is a bad way to do things. One package has normally 1 or 2 programs.
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