After you customize Reflection, bundle the customized session or settings files into a deployable companion installer package (.msi).
To create a companion installer package
Note the locations of custom configuration files you've created.
From your administrative installation point, open the Installation Customization Tool from a shortcut or by typing the following command line:
< path_to_setup >\setup.exe /admin
In thedialog box, open the companion installer view:
If you created a companion installer package earlier, select, click , and then browse to select the file.
If you have not created a companion installer package, select.
From the navigation pane, select.
In thebox and the box, type a name for the installation and the publisher that you want to be displayed in the Microsoft Windows ( ) list.
From the navigation pane, click, and specify the . Select whether to install the files for all users or for only one user:
makes files available for every user who logs onto the computer. Use this option for settings files, macros, and other configuration files that you want to be available to all users.
makes files available only for the user who installs them.
In thelist, select the folder in which to install the files. (Files are deployed to this folder unless you specify another folder when you add a file.)
NOTE:The folders available in this list depend on which Installation type you chose. Installation Type folder options specify the access for the files (after the installation). These options affect only the folders to which you can install — you cannot change these options after you add a file.
In thelist, select the folder in which to install program shortcuts. (Shortcuts are deployed to this folder unless you specify another folder when you add a file.)
NOTE:List items that refer to folders are pre-defined folder keywords (for example, [ProgramMenuFolder]). You can create customized directories by adding new folder names with typical directory syntax (such as, [ProgramFilesFolder]\My Folder). Alternatively, you can enter a fully qualified path (for example, C:\Program Files\My Folder), as long as that location is known to exist on the target machine.
From the navigation pane, selectand then click and browse to the files you want to include.
Specify the destination directory for each file as follows:
In the table of files that you added, select the file.
In the Customized Files and Where to Deploy Them table as a guide for where to install the custom files you have created.)list (at the bottom of the panel), enter the destination directory. (You can choose a location from the list or edit the path by typing. Use the
NOTE:The folder location you add must already exist on all target computers.
Click. (The destination directory for the file is displayed in the table’s Location column.)
If you want to create a shortcut for the file, selectand then click .
From the .msi file on the administrative installation point.menu, save the