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Deploying the Customized Siebel Client Installer
For new installations or for upgrades, you can distribute the customized Siebel client installer to end users on CD-ROM or local area network (LAN). You can also distribute the customized Siebel client installer across a WAN or VPN, using a modem, by email, or by FTP.
The customized Siebel client installer may optionally be in the form of a self-extracting archive file. Packaging the installer as a self-extracting archive is generally best for distribution methods such as using a modem, email, or FTP.
To distribute a customized Siebel client installer on a CD-ROM or network
- Perform the following step, as applicable:
- CD-ROM: Place the self-extracting archive file (setupex.exe) or installer package directory onto a CD-ROM, then distribute the CD-ROM to your users.
- Network: Place the self-extracting archive file (setupex.exe) or installer package directory in a network-accessible directory, such as on a LAN. Make sure that all users have access to this directory.
- Notify your users how to access the installer package and initiate the installation process. Optionally, users may need to copy files to their local machine, such as if you packaged a self-extracting archive file.
The procedure users will follow varies according to how you distributed the package, how you created the package, and whether the package is a self-extracting archive file. Users can install a self-extracting archive package by running the archive file.