I have a vendor issued MSI. I will be taking all defaults on install. Easy enough. After the software is installed, it needs to be configured. What would be the best way to do this? Should I create another MSI capturing the changes I make?
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Is this being installed through a software deployment mechanism? (eg. SMS, LanDesk) We deploy our software through SMS and I usually launch the installation through a batch file. Doing it that way, you can have commands that run after the installation of the software. If that doesn't work maybe create an executable wrapper for the installation that handles all of the post-install config. There's lots of ways to do this.
Answered 05/03/2007 by: danr29
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Why not add the configuration settings to a transform?
Answered 05/03/2007 by: AngelD
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you should also be aware that using command line properties there is an issue where during repair those values are no longer present (unless "you" have catered for them somehow)

as such it can be quite messy during unscheduled repairs.
Answered 05/03/2007 by: jmcfadyen
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