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Overview
Software  tab contains the overview of your CSM for MECM installation. It includes a list of applications you have selected to your CSM service. Version 2.0.5000 and later: Version 1.0.5088 and earlier: Columns in application li...
CSM General Settings
Service status MECM integration - The power button of CSM for MECM. CSM will download and deploy 3rd party software only the settings is Enabled . If you set this setting to Disabled CSM won't download new application versions anymore a...
Deployment Processes
Deployment process overview Deployment processes are the key feature of CSM. From deployment process you will configure the settings related to application(s) selected to the deployment process, and also configure deployment target collections an...
Deployment Process General Settings
Settings Filesystem root folder for packages - The network path used as a content location in Configuration Manager. This is set during the first run configuration. Send logs to Centero  - Configure whether or not you want to send appli...
Deployment Process Application Settings
Software Center Application category  -   Allows you to select application category to application from Configuration Manager Application Description in software center - With this option you can add an description visible in softw...
Deployment Process Deployment Type Settings
Content Persistent content in client cache - Configure if clients should keep the application media in cache. Can be set true  or false  (default) Allow clients to share content on same subnet - Can be set true  or false&...
Deployment Process Deployment Settings
From Deployment Settings tab you can configure target collections and their schedule for application deployment. You can add new deployment steps from New button and remove the ones you don't need from  Delete  button. Use Move Up ...
Settings
Media settings Packages root  is the path where CSM downloads all 3rd party applications. It can be local folder or a UNC path and it can differ from the content location path in MECM Email settings Server   and Port specifies...
Enable CSM for MECM Integration
After Centero Software Manager is installed , configured properly and necessary deployment processes are created, you can enable the MECM integration. Enable the integration from SCCM Integration  ->  SCCM Settings ->  SC...
E-mail Templates
1. Email templates can be configured in CSM for MECM. 2. Tags can be used to place variables to message body. ...
New Application
When you have ordered or selected new application for you Centero Software Manager service, you need to select it to a desired deployment process in CSM.  1. Open Centero Software Manager and go to "SCCM Integration" tab. 2. Select ...
Task Sequence Automatic Update configuration
Note Your task sequence must contain at least one group inside it in order to update it with CSM You can use Centero Software Manager to update new applications to your operating system installation task sequences. This feature requires additi...
Change the automatically updated task sequence
Note Your task sequence must contain at least one group inside it in order to update it with CSM In some cases, you might want to change the task sequence that CSM will automatically add newest application versions. In this example, we will cr...
Existing Deployments
CSM application is able to automatically supersede older versions of the application when the application has been created by CSM application. On first deployment of each application MECM administrator must create manually the supersede settings or ...
 Update CSM
Instruction video about the update process from CSM integration client version 1.x to CSM version 2.x Your browser does not support HTML5 video. Updating Centero Software Manager is semi-automatic and it requires a few actions on a server wi...
Changing Server
If you want to move CSM for MECM to another server in an existing MECM environment, you can follow the instructions below. In the case of completely new MECM environment, you can install CSM for MECM into the new environment with these instructions...
Proxy Server
Centero Software Manager supports using proxy, but there are some steps you need to take care of. To do this, you need PsExec tool, which you can download from here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/downloads/psexec Open command pro...
Re-import Application
Centero Software Manager creates application deployments when new application versions are released and the application is imported into Configuration Manager. If you modify a deployment process in CSM, those changes will take effect when the next a...
Remove Retired Applications Automatically
By default Centero Software Manager leaves old application versions to retired state in Configuration Manager. From CSM 1.0.5085 onward you can set CSM to remove old application versions from Configuration Manager and from its content source.  ...
Application Naming
CSM can be configured to set application name in software center in the format you want. By default the name contains applications publisher, name, version, language and architecture. Application description can be also defined in CSM. Application ...