How to install a Shopping 6.0 infrastructure and deploy Agents, including a guide to upgrading.

Shopping has six main components that must be installed:

  • Shopping Central Server
    • Shopping Web - the Portal which Shoppers use, some administration is performed, provides reports, APIs, and used by Shopping Receivers
    • Shopping Central service – performs various processes at intervals, such as schedulding deployments, retrieving data from ActievEfficiency and Active Directory, and sending emails
    • Shopping database – for data storage
  • Shopping Console GUI – to administer and use Shopping
    • installed on the Central Server by default
    • can be installed on remote computers
  • Shopping Receiver service
    • installed on each Configuration Manager site. Creates collections and deployments
  • 1E Client with Shopping client module enabled
    • The Shopping module retrieves information about the user's computer when Shoppers browse the Shopping Portal

In this section

Installing Shopping Central

How to install Shopping Central using the interactive installer wizard or in unattended mode - also includes basic instructions on uninstalling Shopping Central.

Installing the Shopping receiver

Installing the Shopping Receiver on the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr or SCCM) primary site servers enables application deployments, using legacy or application model applications and Operating system deployments.

Installing the Shopping client

The Shopping client is a module in the 1E Client (formerly named the Tachyon Agent), which provides the following features

Post-installation steps

Post-installation tasks, which include IIS Redirect and policy refresh and relicensing tasks.

Upgrading to Shopping 6.0
Enabling Intune integration

You can use Shopping 6.0 with Microsoft Intune in much the same way as with Configuration Manager.

Enabling Store for Business integration

To enable the Shopping OS deployment feature, you must install a Shopping receiver on the Configuration Manager site which is either:
  • the standalone primary site
  • or the CAS if you use multiple primary sites