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Can't install the 8.5 RU2 asdk on a remote machine


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Altiris Software Development Kit (ASDK)


Can't install the 8.5 RU2 ASDK on a remote machine

When trying to run the following on a development machine

msiexec /i symantec_asdkcomcombine_8_5_ru2_x64.msi skipaim=true

Errors with the message the package did not install successfully and to contact the vendor.


Problem with dll that did not get registered.  This has been fixed and will be in the ITMS RU3 update.





ITMS 8.5 RU2



Fixed with ITMS 8.5 RU3


To resolve the ITMS 8.5 Ru2 issue 

1.On the NS copy the C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\assembly\GAC_MSIL\Altiris.NS\v4.0_8.5.4249.0__d516cb311cfb6e4f\Altiris.NS.dll to the remote machine

2.On the NS copy the C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\assembly\GAC_MSIL\policy.8.5.Altiris.NS\v4.0_8.5.4249.0__d516cb311cfb6e4f\policy.8.5.altiris.NS.dll
3.Copy both of these to the remote machine.
4.Uninstall the old version of the asdk.
5.Run gacutil.exe -i on both both of the files listed above.   You can download the windows sdk and install it if you need the gacutil.exe file.
6.Run msiexec /i symantec_asdkcomcombine_8_5_ru2_x64.msi skipaim=true  on the remote machine