A tool for preconfiguring and customizing Microsoft Internet Explorer version 4 and deploying it throughout an enterprise. The main component of the Internet Explorer Administration Kit (IEAK) is the IEAK Configuration Wizard, which is used to download, configure, and package Internet Explorer 4 components for distribution to users in the enterprise. Some of the features of the kit include:
The IEAK also supports deployment methods such as Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS), e-mail, Web sites, floppy disks, and CDs.
You first decide how you want to distribute your custom package for Internet Explorer: CD, floppy disks, or an Internet Uniform Resource Locator (URL) for users to download the package. You use the IEAK Configuration Wizard to build custom packages that include Internet Explorer, its related components, and up to 10 other custom components.
Once you create your package, you can distribute it using the appropriate method for the type of package: locate it on an Internet or file server, or give users copies of CDs or floppy disks. Users can then run the Setup program to install Internet Explorer and the additional components on their systems. You can also use the IEAK Configuration Wizard to do the following: