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Creating a DMG file to deliver software to Mac OS X computers

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This sample task illustrates how to create a DMG file for installing the Adobe® Creative Suite® 4 software product.

See About supported package-delivery formats for software distribution

This sample task is a step in the process for configuring a software delivery task.

See Configuring a software delivery task for Mac computers

To create a DMG file

  1. On the Mac computer, in the Finder, navigate to the folder that contains the application file.

  2. Right-click the folder, and select Get Info.

  3. Record the size of the contents.

  4. In Symantec Management Console, click Applications > Utilities > Disk Utility.

  5. Click the New Image icon to create a new disk image.

  6. Enter a name for the image. Select an adequate size or the size of the Adobe® Creative Suite® 4 folder.

  7. Set encryption to None and set Format to read/write disk image.

  8. Place the contents of the Adobe® Creative Suite® 4 folder into the newly mounted disk image.

  9. Unmount the disk image.