While installing the "altiris_taskmanagement_8_1_x64.msi" via command prompt:
msiexec.exe /i "C:\Program Files\Altiris\Symantec Installation Manager\Installs\Altiris\altiris_taskmanagement_8_1_x64.msi" skipaim=1 InstallDir="C:\Program Files\Altiris\TaskManagement"
it fails with error window:
Error 1722. There is a probelm with this Windows Installer package. A program run as part of the setup did not finish as expected. Contact your support personnel or package vendor.
Action Configure_HostService, location:
C:\Windows\Installer\MSI53A4.tmp, command: -config=TaskManagement -dir="C:\Program Files\Altiris\TaskManagement\"
In this particular environment, the diagnostics msi was not installed (causing that aexconfig failed to run when the MSI called configuration step)
ITMS 7.6, 8.0, 8.1
Make sure that "altiris_diagnostics_x_x_x64.msi" for the version that you are trying to install or repair is installed and configured.
You can use the following command line:
msiexec.exe /i "C:\Program Files\Altiris\Symantec Installation Manager\Installs\Altiris\altiris_diagnostics_8_1_x64.msi" skipaim=1