About Application Downloads
You can mass-deploy CWMS applications by using the tools available to you on the Webex Site Administration site. The applications available for download include are:
Webex Meetings desktop app—The core application for scheduling, attending, or hosting meetings.
If a user does not have the Webex Meetings desktop app installed, the first time that they join a meeting it automatically downloads to the PC. You can configure this to occur on-demand or silently. The user has the option of using the Cisco Webex Meetings desktop app for the duration of the meeting and having it removed when the meeting is over, or performing an installation of the application. Performing an installation speeds up the process of starting or joining future meetings. Installation fails if the user does not have administrator privileges.
Webex Productivity Tools—Provides an interface between other applications, such as Microsoft™ Outlook®, allowing the management of meetings through those applications.
After an update or upgrade to a system, any old versions of Webex Productivity Tools should be removed and the latest version installed.
Webex Network Recording Player—Plays back the recordings of meetings. This can include any material displayed during the meeting.
In CWMS the .MSI installer for the applications is available from thepage. See "Downloading Applications from the Administration Site" in the CWMS Planning Guide for more information.
We recommend that you push the applications to user computers offline, before you inform those end-users that accounts have been created for them. Pushing the applications ensures that your users can start and join meetings and play network recordings the first time they sign in.
If users have administrator privileges, you can enable users to download the applications from the end-user Downloads page and install the applications themselves. No additional administrator action is required.
When upgrading to Cisco Webex Meetings Server in a locked-down environment where user PCs do not have administrator privileges, before you start the upgrade procedure push the new version of the Webex Meetings application to all user PCs.