So I have a package that creates a "data" directory inside the root of d drive ( ie: another partition ).
The users have rights to create etc here.
When I run the .msi manually it creates it fine.
But when it gets deployed via SMS it does not?
Anyone encountered this before?
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you must tell us how you fullfiled the "run mode" options, under "environment", in the "programs" section of your package.

I suggest you to check that "run with user's right" is activated, and that program can run "only when a user is logged on".
Answered 02/28/2005 by: grm69
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Haven't encountered that one, but I'd investigate exactly how that directory is being created. It could also be related to the security level of your SMS account, but that's pretty unlikely since it should be local admin. It is probably that the MSI is being run in a different mode (which changes a couple property values) and the directory has a condition on it which is no longer valid. Check the directory table or MSI script and see if there are any conditions where the directory would not be created, such as a dependency on a Install/reinstall or silent property. If it's done via a custom action, check conditions on that custom action.
Answered 02/28/2005 by: VikingLoki
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Are you sure it's not being created at all?

Might it be created elsewhere (maybe root of c:\)?
Answered 02/28/2005 by: WiseUser
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