[duxhelp] Re: Workstations that share an Activation installation

  • From: "Peter Sullivan" <peter@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2006 15:10:04 -0400

Bob,

This appears to have come about when you click OK after clicking one of the
"Change" buttons in the Destination Folder dialog.  If so, which "Change"
button had you used?

- Peter 

-----Original Message-----
From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of Bob Fleischer
Sent: Thursday, April 20, 2006 2:40 PM
To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [duxhelp] Re: Workstations that share an Activation installation

I get an error much sooner than he got an error -- while trying to create
the /a installation.  See attached.

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 take it that you opted to replicate your embosser definitions around 
> the network through the installation image.
>
> In doing so, you triggered an obscure bug that nobody else has yet hit
upon.
> (I'm not at all sure why I haven't hit it myself.  It may be, however, 
> that nobody else has tried this feature yet, which is why others 
> haven't reported the problem.)
>
> I should be able to fix it.  The problem is simpler to fix than to
explain.
> In the meantime, you'll have better luck if you opt *not* to include 
> embosser definitions in the network installation image.
>
> - Peter
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Gates, Robert, A
> Sent: Thursday, April 20, 2006 1:17 PM
> To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [duxhelp] Re: Workstations that share an Activation 
> installation
>
> Please find the attached file in regards to the instructions below.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Bob
>
> Robert A. Gates
> AT/IT Coordinator
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> On Behalf Of Peter Sullivan
> Sent: Thursday, April 20, 2006 9:36 AM
> To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [duxhelp] Re: Workstations that share an Activation 
> installation
>
> 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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