So, after deploying some relatively large installs of adobe software recently, once the initial installer was transferred over to the client, the main part of the deployment time was waiting for the installer to finish.

This got me thinking on how to improve the efficiency of a deployment such as this, especially seeing as there are 200 machines that need this package.

I could increase the number of machines it would push to at once, but then transfer rates of the installers would suffer (though would still be quicker i guess...).

Once thing that got me thinking, was what if there was a "start next in queue" step or "start next in queue once installer transferred" option on an install step. Then, when we have large deployments like this we'd be able to push out quicker as the queue would only be for receiving the installer.

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