Appendix: Package Building

Composer application allows you to build software package for deployment with the Casper Suite.

Requirements

A disk image or installer DVD for software that’s not already installed on your computer

Building a Package

  1. Open Composer and authenticate locally.

  2. In the toolbar, click New images/download/thumbnails/12322705/C_New.png .

  3. Under the Monitor Installation heading in the sidebar, select Snapshot.

  4. Select Normal Snapshot and click Next.

  5. Enter a name for the package and click Next.

  6. Install and configure your software, and then click Create Package Source to initiate the “after” snapshot.
    When Composer is finished taking the final snapshot, the package name appears under the Sources list in the sidebar.

  7. Select the package source from the Sources list.

  8. In the toolbar, click Build as DMG images/download/thumbnails/12322705/C_Build_as_DMG.png .

  9. Select a location to save the package and click Save.

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