Shared folders are required for both
network license and multi-seat stand-alone methods of installation.
The shared folder (network share) is created
before you run the Installation wizard and is where product
deployments are stored.
It is recommended that you name the network share folder
Deployments on the desktop of the system
where you want deployments stored. You can then add subfolders
inside the shared Deployments folder that
clearly convey the name of product you plan to deploy. This is also
beneficial if you plan to deploy multiple products. For
Any subfolders that are placed inside a shared folder are
TipYou must have
Full Control permissions set for your shared folder when you are
creating your deployment images. Read permissions are necessary to
access the network share and administrative permissions on the
workstation where the program is deployed.
To create a
On a network server, create a folder named Deployments.
Right-click the Deployments folder. Click
Sharing and Security (or Sharing).
In the Properties dialog box, Sharing tab, select Share This
In the Permissions dialog box, click the Permissions button.
Make sure Full Control is active. Click OK.
This is important when creating your deployment images.
Click OK to close the Properties dialog box.
For each product you plan to install, create a subfolder in the
Deployments folder. Name each folder with the
pertinent product name.