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Deploying a PSP using Windows PSP deployment scenario 1

To deploy a PSP stored in a centralized, network-based software repository using the graphical RDU:

  1. Be sure that all minimum requirements are fulfilled as listed in "Minimum requirements for Microsoft Windows version 7.80 or earlier."
  2. Be sure that the centralized, network-based software repository can be accessed by the administrative system.
  3. Launch the RDU on the administrative system. It does not matter where the utility resides on the host system. However, HP recommends placing the utility in its own subdirectory.

    If no PSPs or components are in the same directory as the RDU or if no applicable Support Packs are found, a blank screen similar to the following appears when the utility opens.

    RDU main window

  4. Click Browse on the Repository toolbar to navigate to the location of the centralized, network-based software repository.
  5. Configure components by right-clicking a component in the repository view tree and selecting Configure. Icons next to each component indicate whether the icon must be configured. Refer to "Repository view tree" for descriptions of the icons.
  6. Select components to be installed:
  7. Select the target machine. By default, the RDU selects the system that launches the utility as the target system.

    If the target system is the local administrative system, there is no need to modify the Target Machine field. However, if the target system is a remote system accessible over the network, enter or browse to the name of the network target system in the Target Machine field and press the Enter key to connect to the target. You can also click Target, and use the Browse for Computer window to navigate to the system accessible over the network connection. Click OK to select the target and return to the RDU main window.

    NOTE: To assist with entry of the target system name, the RDU maintains a history of servers on which software has been developed. Access this history from the Target Machine list.

    If the user name and password for the target machine do not match those for the machine running the RDU, you are prompted to enter the user name and password for the target machine.

  8. Deploy all components displayed in the target computer list by clicking Install after the RDU identifies the target system. A progress window tracks the progress of the deployment.
  9. Click Cancel at any time to stop deployment. There might be a slight delay before the installation is canceled while the RDU finishes the last initiated task.

    IMPORTANT: Clicking Cancel stops the installation of the PSP at the point when Cancel is clicked, so the target server might end up with a partially installed PSP.

  10. View the installation results. When the deployment process is complete, after deploying the PSP on the target server, the RDU displays an installation confirmation screen.

    If one or more components are not installed successfully, a screen similar to the following appears.

    Software Installation failure

    Each component writes installation activity (including errors) to a common installation log file called CPQSETUP.LOG on every target server. To view the installation log file, select Target from the menu bar and select View Installation Log, or click View target installation log on the Target toolbar.

  11. If necessary, reboot the target server to complete the installation by clicking Reboot and confirming when prompted by the system. The deployment is complete.

    NOTE: If the target system is the local administrative system, clicking Reboot causes the system to reboot, and the RDU must be restarted to deploy components or PSPs on another target system.

  12. Close the Installation Results window to deploy components or PSPs on another target server.