/build/static/layout/Breadcrumb_cap_w.png

Symantec Endpoint Protect Post Install fails

Have a 64bit version of Symantec EP that will not complete/ fails as a post install task - works fine from the server. Has anyone had any luck with this? If there is a pending reboot that inhibits installation, is ther a method to have it run install after a reboot?

0 Comments   [ + ] Show comments

Answers (7)

Posted by: TJSmithCIQ 11 years ago
Orange Belt
0
Put in a postinstallation task, BAT script:
shutdown -r -t 0 -f -c "Rebooting Machine"
(or whichever switches you like).

We have up to 6 reboots in some of our builds. I think we also had a problem with things executing too quickly after the reboot, so after every reboot we have a 60 second pause using sleep.exe from the Server 2003 Resource Kit.

Edit - if I wasn't clear, just add the reboot task in your list, then the wait task, then whatever is after it will continue to execute in order.
Posted by: mlathrop 11 years ago
Fifth Degree Brown Belt
0
This is awesome, thank you. The reboot helps, however now there is a prompt to select the network, home or work, despite that my unattend.xml has the "Work" network configured, and worked prior to adding reboots
So I am not sure why this happened by just adding a reboot.
My postinstall tasks are this order;
MS Office
Visio Viewer
rename WS to "company-serialnum"
Set homepage reg file
Flash
Adobe Reader
Milestones Viewer
.NET 1.1 for KBOX client
KBOX Agent Client
Shutdown 1 30 sec delay
BGInfo (test install)
Shutdown 2 30 sec delay
Shutdown 3 30 sec delay
Posted by: j00fek 11 years ago
Yellow Belt
0
i have had to move sep to different parts of the post install task to get it to work right, try moving it and put a long reboot task i have 6 min for kbox deployment cleanup
Posted by: CordlezToaster 11 years ago
Purple Belt
0
Just curious TJSmithCIQ/mlathrop are you guys doing a scripted install of windows 7? or xp?
Or are these images you have uploaded?

EDIT**** i didnt think it was possible to chain reboots into the post install task process.
If its possible i would certainly love to know how.
Posted by: CordlezToaster 11 years ago
Purple Belt
0
Is it possible to reboot during post install tasks? and have post install tasks continue on?
Posted by: mlathrop 11 years ago
Fifth Degree Brown Belt
0
I haven't been able to successfully chain reboots into the postinstall process (scripted Win7) It causes weird anomalies - script fails to choose network, other post install tasks fail.
Posted by: CordlezToaster 11 years ago
Purple Belt
0
Thanks for the response mlathrop.
For a moment there i got excited and thought it were possible.
Rating comments in this legacy AppDeploy message board thread won't reorder them,
so that the conversation will remain readable.

Don't be a Stranger!

Sign up today to participate, stay informed, earn points and establish a reputation for yourself!

Sign up! or login

Share

 
This website uses cookies. By continuing to use this site and/or clicking the "Accept" button you are providing consent Quest Software and its affiliates do NOT sell the Personal Data you provide to us either when you register on our websites or when you do business with us. For more information about our Privacy Policy and our data protection efforts, please visit GDPR-HQ