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Windows 10 Guide V: Deploy Apps

Add an Application

Matrix42 allows you to add MSI Installations for Windows 10 devices . Enterprise apps can be pushed directly from the Matrix42 Silverback Server to the device.

In order to deploy applications you need to do the following general steps:

  • Add Enterprise application to the Silverback App Portal
  • Assign public and internal apps to device Tags

Add MSI

  • Navigate to App Portal
  • Select the device type Windows 10  in secondary menu bar below
  • Click on New Application’
  • Enter a Name for the Application
  • Enter a Description
  • Select the *.msi file
  • Add a Icon
  • Edit Installation Parameters 
  • Enable Visible in App Portal (optional)
  • Enable Automatically push to managed devices (optional & recommended)
Field Description
Name The display name of the application being uploaded.
Description The description of the application to display.
App File The MSI Installation File
Icon

The icon to display in the app portal. It must meet the following specifications:

Dimensions: 114x114

Format: PNG

If no icon is specified, a default, blank icon will be used.

MSI Installation Parameters If the MSI supports it, provide the installation parameters here. E.g. “/quiet” would initiate a silent installation.
Visible in App Portal Makes the App Visible to users in the Silverback App Portal.
Automatically Push to Managed Devices Silently installs the app on the device when it becomes managed.

Assign MSI

  • In the main menu bar select Tag
  • Edit the Windows 10 system tag by clicking on the ‘Edit’ icon on the right side.
  • You are now in the ‘Definition’ tabs on the left side.  Ensure that ‘Apps’ is enabled on the right side.
  • On the left tab bar switch to ‘Apps’.
  • Select the Applications you want to add to the Tag.
  • Click on ‘Add Selected Apps’. 
  • Click Save & Close

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