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Administrative Guide

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

Getting Started
Get started with your deployment. This includes exploring your deployment options, best practices, and a walkthrough of a simple deployment option.
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 the Workspace
Customize the workspace 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. Use the Reflection setup.exe program or deploy directly with MSI, Microsoft Active Directory, or Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager.
Use Centralized Management
Set up and centrally manage sessions on the Management and Security Server.


Deploying Specific Settings Sharing Macros in the Common Project Sharing Macros in Session Documents Broadcasting Commands Setting up for Deployment Setting up a Basic Deployment Using Compound Session Documents Setting up Information Privacy Creating Transforms Packaging Files Customizing the Ribbon Using an Extra! UI in Reflection Modernizing your Application