Environment Manager powered by AppSense

File Menu

The File menu provides options for managing configurations including create new, open existing, save, import and export configurations and print.

Option Description
New Creates a new default configuration which is locked for editing.
Open Opens an existing configuration from one of the following locations:
  • Live configuration on this computer
  • Configuration from the Management Center
  • Configuration file from disk: AppSense Environment Manager Package Files format (AEMP).
  • Configuration from System Center Configuration Manager

A live configuration is located on a computer which has Environment Manager Agent installed and running.

Save Updates the current configuration with any changes made since the last change.

Click the arrow by the icon to access the following Management Center Specific options:

  • Save and Continue Editing - Save the configuration and keep it locked and open for editing. The configuration cannot be deployed whilst locked. Use to save your changes whilst continuing to update the configuration.
  • Save and Unlock - Save the configuration and unlock it ready for deployment.
  • Unlock without saving - Unlock the configuration without saving changes.

A live configuration is located on a computer which has Environment Manager Agent installed and running.

Save As Saves the configuration with a new name to one of the following locations:
  • Live configuration on this computer - Save the current configuration on the current computer and apply it as the working configuration.
  • Configuration in the Management Center - Creates the current configuration in the package store on the selected Management Center.
  • Configuration in System Center Configuration Manager - Saves your configuration to the specified System Center Configuration Manager server.
  • Configuration file on disk - Saves the current configuration as a file on a local or network drive in AEMP format.
Import & Export
  • Import configuration from MSI - Imports a configuration from an existing MSI package, for example, legacy configurations which have been exported and saved from legacy consoles.
  • Export Configuration as MSI - Exports the current configuration as a MSI package.
Exit Closes the console. You are prompted to save any changes you have made to the current configuration.

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