We deploy our apps via SMS.

As an example, we have the following command line in the package for SMS:

msiexec.exe TRANSFORMS="editor.mst" /i "setup.msi"

This installs fine each and everytime for all workstations.

As another example, we have the following command line for a different package in SMS"

msiexec.exe TRANSFORMS="acrostan.mst" /i "acrostan.msi"

In this case, the TRANSFORMS are not applied.

I have tried removing " "without any change.

I've also discovered that if i specify the following:

msiexec.exe TRANSFORMS="\\server\share\acrostan.mst" /i "\\server\share\acrostan.msi"
everything works fine...i can duplicate this, and experience with other applications as well.

Any help is appreciated.
0 Comments   [ + ] Show Comments


Please log in to comment

Rating comments in this legacy AppDeploy message board thread won't reorder them,
so that the conversation will remain readable.


Hi f,

Is your .mst in the root of the source of the package?

The following SDK entry provides the rules for applying transforms:


Answered 09/21/2005 by: Ilikebananas
Purple Belt

Please log in to comment
Hey there,

Yes it is in the root. after spending the day on this i may have stumbled across the problem, i'm going to check it out this morning and update this as needed.

Answered 09/22/2005 by: f
Senior Yellow Belt

Please log in to comment
Answer this question or Comment on this question for clarity