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Distributing Velocity Configurations

Use Avalanche to distribute Velocity configuration files to your Android devices. After initially setting up Avalanche and Velocity, you can deploy configuration files to Avalanche directly from the Velocity console. If a configuration file is modified, all file payloads using the configuration file will be automatically updated and flagged for deployment in Avalanche.

The set up process will require access to the Velocity console and administrative access to the Avalanche console.

To create a Velocity admin user in Avalanche

1.In the Avalanche console, navigate to Tools > System Users > New > User.

2.Enter a name and password for the user.

3.For the user type, select Normal.

4.Next to the Filestore Management permission, select View/Edit.

5.Click Save.

To create a Velocity configuration file payload

1.In the Velocity console, create a project in Velocity and deploy it locally. For information about configuring settings with Velocity, see Configuring Host Profiles in the Velocity user guide. For information about Velocity deployments, see Distributing Settings to Devices in the Velocity user guide.

2.In the Avalanche console, upload the Velocity .wldep file to the Central File Store. For information about managing files in the Central File Store, see Using the Central File Store.

3.Use the Payloads tab to create a new Android or Android Enterprise file payload.

4.Enter a name for the payload.

5.In the File Path field, enter the appropriate location for the payload type you are creating:

Android file payload: /sdcard/com.wavelink.velocity

Android Enterprise file payload: /com.wavelink.velocity

6.Click Browse and select the Velocity .wldep file.

7.Enable the Generate Velocity console import URL check box.

8.Save the payload.

A unique import URL is generated and the payload is ready for deployment.

To deploy a Velocity configuration update to Avalanche

1.In the Velocity console, navigate to your project.

2.Click Deploy > Deploy to Avalanche.

3.In the Location field, enter the import URL from the Avalanche file payload.

4.In the Username and Password fields, enter the credentials for the Velocity admin user you created in Avalanche.

5.Click Deploy.

This replaces the existing file in the Avalanche Central File Store. Any Avalanche file payloads using the configuration are updated and flagged for deployment.

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