I have been tasked with creating a deployment package for the Judicial Dialog software (jdsetup.msi). The software vendor doesn't have a .msi switch to automatically install the program. I attempted to create a package using msiexec /a "pgcsms\c$\package\filename\jdsetup.msi" which initiates from the run line however, attaching this command line in the deployment package doesn't. Any suggestions?
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Maybe Ive misunderstood, but I suspect you misunderstand MSI. You have an MSI, and you want to deploy the MSI, using what ?
Answered 08/19/2010 by: reds4eva
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Windows installer is a standard. The options are here:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa367988%28VS.85%29.aspx

There maybe specific Public properties available to you in the vendor msi

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa370912%28VS.85%29.aspx
Answered 08/19/2010 by: timmsie
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The '/a' switch is used to create an Administrative Installation Point, which would then be hosted on a network share. You would then deploy from the AIP using the '/i' switch.

Note also that AppDeploy has a specific SCCM/SMS forum. A moderator may move this thread there.
Answered 08/20/2010 by: VBScab
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reds4eva,

I'm trying to deploy this program using SCCM 2007...
Answered 09/07/2010 by: mticervin
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