1 Reply Latest reply on Feb 18, 2016 7:29 PM by Bill Robinson

    How to install a msi that needs a conf.xml file

    Nigel Benton

      Hi,

       

      We have a MSI that needs to have a conf.xml file in the same directory as the installer when it is run.

       

      Is there any way to achieve this using a MSI Package or a Custom software package?

       

      I cannot see any options to add such a file in either of the above?

       

      Do you have to use a file deploy job to achieve this?

      Thanks.

        • 1. Re: How to install a msi that needs a conf.xml file
          Bill Robinson

          there are a couple ways:

           

          1 - when you create the depot software, instead of uploading the msi, upload a directory w/ both the msi and the xml.  ??SOURCE?? will be the dir, so your install command would be like:

          cd ??SOURCE?? & msiexec foo.msi

           

          2 - add the xml as a 'response file' - create a variable in the install command like:

           

          msiexec /i ??SOURCE?? ??_RESPONSE_FILE??

           

          and you'll be able to upload a file, but i think that will only help if you can reference the path of the install file as an argument to the msi.