- Why I love and hate MSIs, and some tips for application packaging success
Oh how I wish things could just be simple. I have such a love/hate relationship with MSIs and stupid Windows installers in general. I believe that the same problems you can have are the same problems that software vendors are dealing with. Vendors h ...
Blog Entry - bthoreson - 26 Sep 2008 - 11:45am - 0 comments - 0 attachments - 2 groups
- Deploying MS Visual Studio via ZEN
... "\\server\volume\Applications\VSExpress\VCExpress\vs_setup.msi" VSEXTUI=1 ADDLOCAL=ALL REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn Working ...
Article - coolguys - 19 Sep 2008 - 12:36pm - 1 comment - 0 attachments - 2 groups
- OPEN CALL: Behaviour of Distribution Extraction
Hi All, I am facing an issue in the Distribution extraction activity. The distribution type is the Desktop Application. The distribution contains 3 application objects ( Application which has an MSI). I want to know how the extraction proces ...
Blog Entry - JanaGokul - 28 Aug 2008 - 9:13am - 0 comments - 0 attachments - 2 groups
- Evaluate Desktop Automation Services (DAS) Quickly and Easily (Client 32, eDir)
Desktop Automation Services (DAS) is an add-on to Novell SecureLogin that handles unique use cases associated with shared workstations or kiosks (multiple users using the same workstation during the day). The most common deployment of DAS has been to p ...
Article - kprior - 30 Jul 2008 - 10:51am - 0 comments - 2 attachments - 3 groups
- How to Rerun ZCM System Update 10.0.3 on a Windows Device
Note: This is an excerpt from this TID . Since the Support TIDs are sometimes updated after we have showcased them in Cool Solutions, please refer to the actual TID before implementing this solution, to ensure that you are working with the most ...
Article - ssalgy - 5 Jun 2008 - 1:54pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments - 2 groups
- Installing the ZENworks Desktop Management 7 Agent on Vista
... on Vista do the following: Extract the ZFDagent.msi file. To extract files from a .msi file at the command line , type: msiexec /a PathToMSIFile /qb ...
Article - Roozenda - 14 May 2008 - 6:15pm - 1 comment - 0 attachments - 2 groups
- AppNote: System Update of ZCM Zone with Content Distribution Points / Satellite Servers
By Vijay Kumar Kunchakuri and Rajesh Lingam System Update is a mechanism to download ZENworks Configuration Management (ZCM) updates from a Novell Customer Center (NCC) Server. It allows the Administrator to push the relevant updates to all of the ...
Article - kvijaykumar - 4 Apr 2008 - 10:51am - 0 comments - 1 attachment - 2 groups
- OPEN CALL: Pushing out Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition 10.0
... \SAV folder that has a setup.exe and an Symantec Antivirus.msi that can be pushed out with ZENworks. If you use the Setup.exe, you can ... Alisia Prince In our shop I started with the .msi based install in the ..\vphome\CLT-INST\WIN32 folder of my Primary ...
Article - coolguys - 6 Feb 2008 - 12:27pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments - 2 groups
- Cool List/Spreadsheet: Apps You Might Want to Ban
... with Microsoft products like Office you need to block Data1.msi to keep it from running, since the setup.exe points back to data1.msi. Mark Forbes In a shared lab environment, we're ...
Article - coolguys - 5 Feb 2008 - 1:55pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments - 2 groups
- Automating the Installation or Upgrade of eDirectory 8.8 sp1
Executive Summary The Silent Installer for eDirectory The Software Package Processor Putting It All Together Appendix A: Introduction to the Software Package Engine Appendix B: Sample Response.NI App ...
Article - mirwin - 4 Feb 2008 - 8:30pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments - 2 groups