Reflection Desktop Deployment Guide

This guide shows how to prepare for your Reflection Desktop deployment. It includes information for all of the phases of your deployment process.

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Get Started

Get started with your deployment. This includes exploring your deployment options, best practices, and a walkthrough of a simple deployment option.

Install Reflection and Set Up Administrative Tools

Install Reflection and make sure you meet system requirements.

Review the administrative tools and set up a system for customization, testing, and deployment.

Create and Customize Sessions

Create and customize session document files that you can deploy to users.

Change Specific Session Settings

Create and deploy update files to apply specific settings in session document files without changing other settings.

Protect Data

Set up Reflection to add trusted locations, redact sensitive data (such as credit cared numbers), and control access to the Reflection API.

Set up Information Privacy

Set up information privacy features that are designed to help you comply with industry and government regulations, like Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) that address data protection concerns.

Customize Reflection

Customize Reflection to change the appearance and basic functionality of the main Reflection window and to control access to controls and settings.

Package Configuration Files

Create an MSI package to install custom files you created when you customized the Reflection sessions or the Reflection workspace.

Modify the Installation

Create a transform (MST file) to customize how Reflection is installed on user workstations.

Deploy Reflection

Deploy Reflection, session document files, and other configuration files. Instructions are included for using the Reflection setup.exe program and deploying directly with MSI as well as deploying with Microsoft Active Directory and Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager.

Use a Centralized Management Server

Set up and centrally manage sessions on the Management and Security Server.