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Scripting Question


QuickBooks 2016 Ent

04/14/2016 1012 views
I am trying to create a mst for quickbooks 2016. Everything works when i run msiexec msi TRANSFORMS=mst.
However if i use /qb! not all components get installed. 
I think there is condtion on the component, maybe CA? Cant find a solution.

Any ideas would help.

Thank you,
Michael.

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log, log, log log log.

LOG!

As mentioned, have you check the logs when installing? Log with /*vx .\Nameof.log.
When using msiexec without /qb you're interactive mode which is different from /qn (non interactive mode). 

Anyway, easiest way to check is to verify the install level of the features and set the PROPERTY appropriately.
Answered 04/15/2016 by: rileyz
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My understanding is that there is something in InstallUISequence that isn't in the InstallExecuteSequence. InstallUISequence is not running with /qn switch. I am going through the logs and cant find anything?
Answered 04/15/2016 by: ogeccut
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  • Could be, more likely the install level, check what the install level for the features are and get the INSTALLLEVEL property higher.

    Use Orca or InstEd to check.
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I am getting as far as installing an application with a command line. However when i try to open the the application i am getting an error 3371. Could not load the license data. I have tried deleting C:\ProgramData\Intuit\Entitlement Client\v8 folder, that didnt help. Have you seen anything like that?

I am trying to package QuickBooks 2016
Answered 04/15/2016 by: ogeccut
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  • How did you licence the product? What is in the mst?
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I am getting as far as installing an application with a command line. However when i try to open the the application i am getting an error 3371. Could not load the license data. I have tried deleting C:\ProgramData\Intuit\Entitlement Client\v8 folder, that didnt help. Have you seen anything like that?

I am trying to package QuickBooks 2016
Answered 04/15/2016 by: ogeccut
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Hi, as rileyz has already stated, log... *always*
As you have noticed yourself, using the /qb-! or /qn fails, which in my experience is always a CA being present in the UI seq., but not in not in execute immediate.
For cases like this I always define that in the transform all dialogues should be disabled, only the progress dialogue is visible, but the escape / exit functionality is removed. This allows you to carry out an installation without using the /qn switch, but still disallows a user to interrupt it. Ok course if the installation runs into an error, you *may* get a dialogue, but that's what testing is for right?

Cheers
Phil
Answered 04/15/2016 by: Pressanykey
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