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Creating a deployment task

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You can create many kinds of deployment tasks, such as changing the Windows system settings or applying a predefined system configuration setting. You can also capture or deploy a disk image or personality and create or restore a backup image.

See About deployment tasks and jobs

A task cannot be deleted if it is currently in use by a job or policy. You can view the tasks that are used by the policies in the Jobs and Tasks view of the console. Tasks can be renamed, deleted, cloned, moved, and scheduled by right-clicking the task and selecting the corresponding option.

To create a deployment task

  1. In the Symantec Management Console, on the Manage menu, click Jobs and Tasks.

  2. In the left pane, select Deployment and Migration folder.

  3. In the Jobs/Tasks pane, right-click on the Deployment and Migration folder and select New.

  4. In the Create New Task page, select a deployment task.

  5. Add the required information, select the options that you want and enter a meaningful name to the task.

    For example, Boot To Windows 2003 PXE.

  6. In the selected task page, select OK

  7. Schedule the task.

    See Scheduling a deployment job or task

More Information

Combining tasks into a job