[duxhelp] Re: Workstations that share an Activation installation

  • From: "Peter Sullivan" <peter@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2006 13:33:30 -0400

Bob,

I'm not sure how I would go about doing that.

- Peter 

-----Original Message-----
From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of Bob Fleischer
Sent: Thursday, April 20, 2006 1:26 PM
To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [duxhelp] Re: Workstations that share an Activation installation

why don't we always create and keep a log, at least during Beta?

Bob Fleischer
+1.978.692.3000 x316
+1.978.857.8255 (mobile, but it doesn't always work in the office)

Duxbury Systems, Inc.
270 Littleton Road, Unit 6
Westford, MA 01886
United States of America



Peter Sullivan wrote:
> Bob,
>
> I develop the MSI package, so I run into these mysterious 
> "installation interrupted" problems quite frequently -- generally due 
> to errors that never make it into the code that you wind up running.
>
> There isn't any way I know to diagnose this sort of problem without 
> more information.  Fortunately, it is easy to get more information.  
> From a command prompt, give the following command:
>
> msiexec /i dbt-1006beta6.msi /L*v install.log
>
> This will run an installation just as before, but will log some 
> details to a file called install.log.  If you send that file to me 
> after you've clicked the "Finish" button, then I can generally figure out
what's going on.
>
> - Peter
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Gates, Robert, A
> Sent: Thursday, April 20, 2006 12:22 PM
> To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [duxhelp] Workstations that share an Activation installation
>
> I just attempted to install the new Beta 6 and found I can't get 
> installation method to work for me.  To be honest the only Beta I have 
> installed to date previously was Beta 1.  With Beta 1 I was able to 
> make the "Workstations that share an activation" method work.  Now 
> that I am trying to install in a new location with the new server 
> image created with msiexec /a it starts the installation gets most of 
> the way through and then fails with an installation interrupted error.  
> I am not sure if I am doing something different, or if something has 
> changed, or if I am just having a "stupid day" and am overlooking 
> something.  I have tried the instructions over and over again.
>
>  
>
> I have used the DNS name and IP number of the Server with no luck.
>
>  
>
> Thanks,
>
>  
>
> Bob
>
>  
>
> Robert A. Gates
>
> AT/IT Coordinator
>
> AZ DES Rehab Services Admin
>
> 602.364.1800
>
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