Great site btw, but searching isnt helping with this problem. I need some help with an sms package im deploying. First off, im new to the role and the person who used to do it has already left. Im going to training in a little so this is just for now...

Basically, because i dont know enough about wise and packaging,I have two seperate programs in sms, with one set to "run program first". The first one is a simple batch file that needs to run before installing another exe.

I have created an exe from the batch using "zip 2 secure exe" which works fine. Only problem is when its deployed via sms, even though it runs fine and does what its meant to, it comes up with an exit code 1 and a failure. This means it wont run the second program.
Anyone got any ideas? how do i make sms see that its completing? I can always run them seperatley but its already pretty dodgy...

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Answered 08/25/2008 by: fobzee
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The site has been up and down lately so that's probably why you haven't gotten a response yet.

Try this....create a two line batch file called LAUNCH.CMD that launches the program and then exits with 0 error code like this:


This should pass a 0 errorlevel to SMS instead of whatever ZIP2SECURE passes back, thus indicating a success. You may need to use EXIT /B 0 instead of EXIT 0. Then change the SMS program to run LAUNCH.CMD and include this file with the others.
Answered 09/03/2008 by: MicrosoftBob
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Answered 10/10/2008 by: psal
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Answered 10/10/2008 by: AngelD
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you can try making the last line in your batch file after running the .exe
this should return 0 status to SMS.

you may have to use a .vbs or .wsf script file that contains the .exe command line followed by the wscript.quit(0) in order to make it work. test it.
Answered 10/12/2008 by: DevilsArcade
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