Default Software Settings


General settings

File system root folder for packages is the UNC path used as a content location in SCCM.

SCCM root folder for packages is a name for container that appears in the SCCM console in Applications section. All the imported 3rd party packages will be placed into it.

Send logs to Centero enabled / disabled


E-mail notification

Template name decides which e-mail template you wish to use.

Email address is the address shown to receiver of the notifications. Multiple e-mail addresses can be separated by using comma.


Software Center

Application Description with this option you can add an description visible in software center.

Application Name with this option you can configure the application name visible in software center.

Application help documentation is an URL or network path to specify users more information on an application.


Advanced settings

Distribution point group is a selection which group you want to use.

Application category can be used if you want to use it in application catalog.

Slow network mode can be set download / download content / nothing.

Fast network mode can be set run local / run from network.

Persistent content in client cache can be set true / false.

Allow clients to share content on same subnet can be set true / false.

Allow clients to use fallback source location for content can be set true / false.

Logon requirement type can be used to define installation behavior to be depended on an user being logged on or not. The default mechanism for 3rd party applications in CSM for SCCM is to always install. The setting can be used to override the default mechanism.

Superseeding can be set all previous versions / all active previous versions / only previous versions / none. Default setting "all active previous version" will supersede only the previous version that are active in SCCM

Superseed version exclude can be used to leave out specific version. Version number can be input here but also regular expressions can be used to match multiple versions.

Uninstall superseded can be used to uninstall superseded application versions before the installation

Add operating system requirements can be set default or false. CSM will automatically add necessary operating system requirements for applications by default, but you can disable this behavior with "false" option

Clean previous version has 5 options:

  • Never
  • Remove deployments, supersedences and retire when latest available.
  • Remove deployments, supersedences and retire when latest required. (Default)
  • Remove deployments, supersedences when latest available.
  • Remove deployments, supersedences when latest required.

Retired cleanup can be set to "Do nothing" (Default) or "Remove retired applications and media". With "Remove retired applications and media" option CSM will automatically remove retired versions of the application from SCCM and installation files from server.

  • Cleanup will remove only CSM created applications 

Revision cleanup can be set to "True" (default) or "False". CSM can remove not-needed revisions from applications in SCCM


Install process detection (Install Behavior) can be used to check if related processes are in use while trying to install an application. Add the executable name and display name to use the feature. The feature functions differently depending on what kind of deployment is in use.