Scripting Question

Signing a self-extracting exe

10/29/2011 2153 views
I have a VBS script that prepares a client workstation for the cloud-based service I'm getting ready to launch. Customers will download it and run it from our web site.

My plan is to put the script and other files in a self-extractor, but I'll need to sign the self-extractor. Already have an Authenticode cert from my VBA work, but I need a utility to do the signing.

My web searches haven't turned up anything to do this except solutions that either aren't available or won't work on modern OS's; CAPICOM & CODESIGN.EXE.


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How will you bypass the disabling of VBS which many corporates enforce? You'd be better off building a proper EXE or your development tool's native "install for web" facility.
Answered 10/31/2011 by: VBScab
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The customers are microbusinesses running their own computers. If they had corporate IT, they wouldn't be my customers.

The "development tool" is Notepad++. It is a VBS script.

So...suggestions on how to sign a self-extracting .exe?
Answered 10/31/2011 by: JRV
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