Add Required Packages Dialog Box

This dialog box opens if the package you are attempting to assign requires another package. It names the computer or computer group to which the package is being assigned.

TIP: You can set the All CCM Activities and Package Deployment options in the CCM Command Center Properties - CCM Activities tab dialog box so that:

 List Box

The list box displays the following information about the packages you have selected to be deployed to the computer or computer group.



Package Name

The long name describing the package


The version number of the package as defined by the Version parameter in the [INFO] section of the package configuration file (config.swp)


The version number of the CCM package configuration file (config.swp) as defined by the SWPRelease parameter in the [INFO] section of the package configuration file.

Package Type

Type of package (System, Application, Configuration, etc.)

Package ID

The short name of the package used as the name for its configuration and software directories





Installs the selected required package on the computer.


Cancels the installation or update procedure and closes the dialog box.


Opens the Help window describing this dialog box.

Apply the selection to the remaining computers in the group wherever possible.

This checkbox displays only if you are deploying packages to a computer group. When you select this check box, CCM applies the selected installation or update job for the current computer to all other computers in the group that require the same package.