[Samba] Installing software via GPO
lukebarone at gmail.com
Mon Nov 15 16:28:32 UTC 2021
Yes, I was able to deploy Adobe Reader DC.
You need to run an "administrative install" of the MSI, using the "/a"
switch. It needs to also be given the path, which is where you'd save it on
your deploy share. It will create a file structure similar to the C:,
including folders it needs.
On Mon, Nov 15, 2021 at 8:02 AM Patrick Goetz via samba <
samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> Hi list -
> I experimented with getting software to install on W10 clients using a
> GPO, and could not get it to work. Has anyone used this feature? Is it
> even supposed to work under Samba? The instructions I cobbled together
> from some googling below. Things like accessibility to the share/etc.
> already tested.
> -=- Automatically Deploy Software
> - Create a share folder accessible by everyone in which to place .msi
> - Create a Security Group for the computers which are to get this
> - Change the Object Type to allow for computer objects
> - Add computers to this group.
> - GPO
> Computer Configuration -> Policies -> Software Settings -> Software
> Right click, New -> Package
> - Add UNC path to package folder and select package to install.
> Remove "Authenticated Users" from Security Filter and add the group
> created above.
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