Default Software Settings

General settings

File system root folder for packages is the location where all the 3rd party software packages are downloaded.

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.


Application catalog

Application Description with this option you can construct a description for 3rd party software in the SCCM.

Application Name with this option you can construct a name for 3rd party software in SCCM.

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.

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.

Add operating system requirements can be set default or false.

Clear previous version has 5 options:

  • Never
  • Remove deployments, supersedencies and retire when latest available.
  • Remove deployments, supersedencies and retire when latest required.
  • Remove deployments, supersedencies when latest available.
  • Remove deployments, supersedencies when latest required.

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.