Install the Software Portal plug-in on the client computers.
(Windows only) Perform this step every time that you need to install the Software Portal on the client computers that do not have it.
The Software Portal plug-in provides access to the Software Portal Web application from the client computer. The plug-in also installs shortcuts to the Software Portal interface on the client computer.
Define the software that appears in the Software Portal.
Before a user can request software from the Software Portal, you must define the software that the user can request. Perform this step whenever you add users or software resources to Notification Server.
Examples are as follows:
When the finance department hires a new employee, you add that employee to the software resources that the members of the finance department require.
When an administrator adds a new software resource to the Software Catalog, they add the users who are allowed to request that software.
You can define software in the Software Portal in the following ways:
Publish a software resource to perform a quick delivery of a single software resource with a minimum of configuration.