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5 Package Deployment

On a Linux system, modify the agent.cfg file (by default, located in /opt/PEM/agent/etc), setting the allow_package_management property to true.
On a Windows system, use the Registry Editor to modify the registry entry for the agent, setting the value of the AllowPackageManagement property to true.
Or on a Windows host, use the Services dialog to restart the following service:
the Package Catalog probe on the PEM server host.
the Installed Packages probe on any system on which you wish to install packages.
To open the Package Deployment wizard, select Package Deployment... from the Management menu. The Package Deployment wizard Welcome... dialog opens (see Figure 5.1).
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Click Next to continue.
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Use the radio buttons on the Package Deployment Mode dialog (see Figure 5.2)to specify the type of deployment that you are scheduling:
Select the New Package Installation radio button to schedule the installation of a package that has not been previously installed on the server. This is the default.
Select the Upgrade Packages radio button to schedule an upgrade of packages that are currently installed on the server.

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