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Enterprise IT Tools for Adobe Creative Suite

Tools that facilitate enterprise deployment of Creative Suite

The Adobe® Creative Suite® team recognizes that certain in-house utilities, scripts, and tools may prove beneficial to IT professionals in the Enterprise community. The Enterprise IT Tools for the Creative Suite are designed to facilitate and simplify deployment and update management in enterprise settings.

We are releasing a number of these resources free of charge, but without an official support program. Like other technologies on Adobe Labs, these tools are not finished products, but rather beta or prototype utilities that may work in your particular environment.


Available Enterprise IT Tools for Creative Suite

The following list comprises all of the resources that are currently available to download. More tools/utilities may be added in the future.

Getting Started

Follow these steps to get started with Enterprise IT Tools for Creative Suite:

  1. Download one or more of the Enterprise IT Tools for Creative Suite
  2. Ask questions or share your feedback in the Enterprise IT Tools for Creative Suite forum

    Please note that your submission of comments, ideas, feature requests and techniques on this and other Adobe maintained forums, as well as Adobe's right to use such materials, is governed by the Adobe.com Terms of Use.

Community

Below you'll find references and links to help you participate in the Enterprise IT Tools for Creative Suite community.

Online Forum

Ask questions and discuss ideas with other users of Enterprise IT Tools for Creative Suite in the discussion forums. Please let us know what you think of the technologies. Your participation and feedback are very important to us.

Visit the Enterprise IT Tools for Creative Suite discussion forum

Please note that your submission of comments, ideas, feature requests and techniques on this and other Adobe maintained forums, as well as Adobe's right to use such materials, is governed by the Adobe.com Terms of Use.

General Resources

If you want to learn more about releases on Labs as well as other Adobe technologies, visiting a user group or connecting with an Adobe Community Professional is a great place to start.

Product Details

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the audience for the Exceptions Deployer Application and Remote Update Manager?
IT administrators who have some familiarity with command line tools who are tasked with updating the Creative Suite in the Enterprise.
Can I use the Exceptions Deployer Application and Remote Update Manager with CS 5.x installs?
Yes, even though the Exceptions Deployer application and Remote Update Manager were released after AAMEE 3.0 and CS6 it can still be used with AAMEE 2.1 and CS 5.x. updates
If I have disabled updates in my Application Manager Enterprise Edition (AAMEE) package can I still use Remote Update Manager?
Yes, Remote Update Manager can be used regardless of wether or not the CS installs have updates enabled or disabled.
Is the Remote Update Manager deployed automatically with AAMEE?
No, it must be pushed out to the user's system using a deployment method.
Why can't AAMEE create one singular MSI or PKG?
The Creative Suite installers support three separate installer technologies which can be problematic during packaging.

System Requirements

For a list of system requirements, please refer to the requirements for the product type and version deployed in your organization.

Release Notes

The Enterprise IT Tools for Creative Suite are prerelease software and designed for evaluation purposes only. The software contained within each resource is neither final nor officially supported by Adobe, but the technologies are ready for you to try and discuss.

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