Creating a Profile for the CP

After you have uploaded the CP files to UMS you can now make the settings that will install the Custom Partition on a thin client. Put them into a profile that you can assign to any number of thin clients.

Activating the Custom Partition

  1. In UMS Console right-click the Profiles folder and select New Profile from the context menu.

    The New Profile dialog opens.

  2. Enter Hello CP as the Profile Name and Installs the Hello Custom Partition as the Description. You can leave the remaining fields.
  3. Click OK.

    The Setup window opens, where you will make the settings for this profile.

  4. Go to System > Firmware Customization > Custom Partition > Partition.
  5. Unlock the Enable Partition setting by clicking the orange triangle so that it turns blue.
  6. Check Enable Partition.
  7. Unlock the Size setting by clicking the orange triangle so that it turns blue, and enter 10M
  8. Leave the Mount point at /custom
  9. Click OK.

Setting the Download Source

For this step you need to determine the HTTPS download address for the hello.inf file first.

  1. To find out the IP address of your UMS, go to System > Remote Management in Setup. You will find the UMS server your client is registered with there, and its IP.
  2. Open a web browser and visit the following URL:

    https://[IP or name of your UMS host]:8443/ums_filetransfer

  3. When prompted, authenticate with your UMS username and password.

    You will see a directory listing of the files that can be downloaded from UMS.

    Web Resources On UMS

  4. Right-click the hello.inf entry and select Copy Link Location.
  5. In the profile's settings go to System > Firmware Customization > Custom Partition > Download.
  6. Click [+] to add a Partition Download Source.
  7. The Add dialog opens.
  8. Paste the URL you copied from the browser into URL.
  9. Enter the User name and Password for the access to your UMS.

    You can ignore the Initializing Action and Finalizing Action fields for the time being.

  10. Click OK.

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