Mark Bundle as already installed

Idea ID 2784540

Mark Bundle as already installed

I want to see an option to Mark Bundles as already installed on some devices.

So I can prevent big installation-bundles from beeing applied when they are already installed.

This could be helpfull in diffrent situations where the the software of a client is not clean installed with zcm.
Examples are when you clone a workstation, or when you install zcm on a new machine where some software is already installed out of the box.
7 Comments
Frequent Contributor.
Frequent Contributor.
also usefull wenn zcm reports the installation incorrect. happens with some buggy installers.
Absent Member.
Absent Member.
I know this would require editing bundles but how about adding another tab for "Installed Rules". In this tab we could enter how ZENworks knows the bundle is installed. Maybe add the same options are in the Requirements tab. Ex. If this file exists and is version X.XX then the bundle is installed. Or If this registry key exists and this file exists then the bundle is installed.
Frequent Contributor.
Frequent Contributor.
Update 3 - still not possible. please vote.
Absent Member.
Absent Member.
I do not see why this should be implemented as a new feature while you already have anything you need to accomplish this at your hands. Simple approach: use system requirements for the bundle and check for the presence / version of an executable file your bundle would install. I would plainly "un-vote" this, if I could.
Regular Contributor.
Regular Contributor.
If I put a system requirement to disable the bundle if the software is already installed (e.g. EXE file exist) than the whole bundle is blocked and neither launch nor repair nor deletion could be performed. The same happens if I roll out e.g. an Office bundle and after installation on 200 out of 2000 PCs I notice a typing error in a message box or missed the acceptance of a return code for reboot than I have no possibility to change anything on the install tab without reinstalling on 200 PCs.
Absent Member.
Absent Member.
Granted, but this is a different requirement. You basically want to change the content of a bundle without bumping up its version. https://www1.v1ideas.com/MFI/novell-zcm/Idea/Detail/592
Frequent Contributor.
Frequent Contributor.
See also: https://ideas.microfocus.com/MFI/novell-zcm/Idea/Detail/592
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