Deploy and deliver apps and updates
- Adobe Enterprise & Teams: Administration guide
- Plan your deployment
- Basic concepts
- Deployment Guides
- Deploy Creative Cloud for education
- Set up your organization
- Identity types | Overview
- Set up identity | Overview
- Set up organization with Enterprise ID
- Setup Azure AD federation and sync
- Set up Google Federation and sync
- Set up organization with Microsoft ADFS
- Set up organization for District Portals and LMS
- Set up organization with other Identity providers
- SSO common questions and troubleshooting
- Manage your organization setup
- Manage products and entitlements
- Manage users
- Administrative roles
- User management techniques
- Change user's identity type
- Manage user groups
- Manage directory users
- Manage developers
- Migrate existing users to the Adobe Admin Console
- Migrate user management to the Adobe Admin Console
- Manage products and product profiles
- Manage products
- Manage product profiles for enterprise users
- Manage automatic assignment rules
- Review product requests
- Manage self-service policies
- Manage app integrations
- Manage product permissions in the Admin Console
- Enable/disable services for a product profile
- Single App | Creative Cloud for enterprise
- Optional services
- Manage Shared Device licenses
- Manage users
- Manage storage and assets
- Asset migration
- Reclaim assets from a user
- Student asset migration | EDU only
- Manage services
- Adobe Stock
- Custom fonts
- Adobe Asset Link
- Adobe Acrobat Sign
- Creative Cloud for enterprise - free membership
- Deploy apps and updates
- Create packages
- Customize packages
- Deploy Packages
- Manage updates
- Adobe Update Server Setup Tool (AUSST)
- Adobe Remote Update Manager (RUM)
- Create packages using Creative Cloud Packager (CC 2018 or earlier apps)
- About Creative Cloud Packager
- Creative Cloud Packager release notes
- Application packaging
- Create packages using Creative Cloud Packager
- Create named license packages
- Create packages with device licenses
- Create a license package
- Create packages with serial number licenses
- Packager automation
- Package non-Creative Cloud products
- Edit and save configurations
- Set locale at system level
- Manage your account
- Manage your Teams account
- Assign licenses to a Teams user
- Add products and licenses
- Automated expiration stages for ETLA contracts
- Switching contract types within an existing Adobe Admin Console
- Purchase Request compliance
- Value Incentive Plan (VIP) in China
- VIP Select help
- Reports & logs
- Get help
Learn how you can deploy and deliver Adobe apps and updates for teams & enterprise users.
To create a package, navigate to Admin Console > Packages, and click Create a Package.
Create a package
Adobe delivers updates, features, and new versions of apps as they become available. Decide how to deploy and deliver these apps and updates to your end users. There are several options available, and you can choose one or more that best suits your requirements.
||Self-service packages with AUSST
||Managed packages with AUSST
|Description||The users can install apps and updates using the Creative Cloud desktop app that they can download from Adobe.
||The users can install apps and updates using the Creative Cloud desktop app that they can install from the package.
||The users install apps and updates using the Creative Cloud desktop app from your internal update server.
||The users can install apps and updates from the package. You can also use the Remote Update Manager to deploy updates remotely from Adobe.com.
||The users can install apps and updates from the package. You can also use the Remote Update Manager to deploy updates remotely from your internal update server.
|Suitable for license type||
Named User Licenses (enterprise or teams)
|Named User Licenses (enterprise or teams), Shared Device Licenses, Device Licenses
|Sample use cases||
Besides what self-service packages offer:
||Besides what managed packages offer:
|Permitted app versions||The Creative Cloud desktop app allows users to install the latest apps and previous major versions of each. For details on supported versions, see the Creative Cloud Support Policy.
The packages tab in Admin Console gives you access to package any version of the Creative Cloud apps.
However, with Shared Device Licensing, you can only package app versions Creative Cloud 2019 and later.
|Requires||Administrative privileges and an active Internet connection on the users' machines
An active Internet connection on the users' machines
|An internal update server with an active Internet connection
||A dedicated IT Admin
||An internal update server and a dedicated IT Admin
|Admin control over apps and updates||1 (Least)||2||3||4||5 (Most)|
|Ease of deploying||5 (Most)||
Make apps available to users
|Assign relevant licenses (teams) or product profiles (enterprise) to the users
||Create a self-service package and deploy the package to the user machines
Create a managed package, and deploy the package to the user machines
Make updates available to users
The users have access to the Creative Cloud desktop app and can install apps and updates as required.
|Create an update-only package, or use the Remote Update Manager to deploy updates remotely from Adobe.com.
||Create an update-only package, or use the Remote Update Manager to deploy updates remotely from your internal update server.
|Manage updates remotely||Not applicable||Enable Remote Update Manager to remotely run the updates on a user's machine
|Enable/disable apps panel for users||Apps panel is enabled by default, can't be disabled
Use the Enable self-service install and Allow non-admin to update and install apps options while creating the package.
|End-user experience||Download the Creative Cloud desktop app from Adobe.com and use it to install apps and updates.
||Install the Creative Cloud desktop app from the package and use it to install apps and updates.
||Install apps and updates from a package, or the Creative Cloud desktop app if the Apps panel is enabled.
|Next steps for admins||Ensure that the users have the required apps and services assigned
|Next steps for users||Get started with your Creative Cloud membership
You can also create packages to uninstall products and licenses or that have only Acrobat.
After you create the package, choose from the following methods to deploy the package:
- For remote deployment, use the following third-party tools:
- Install by double-clicking the package file. Learn more.
- Deploy using command line on Windows computers. Learn more.
- Deploy using Info.plist file on macOS computers. Learn more.
For information on how to deploy updates, see Change management for Adobe enterprise and teams customers.