Client Automation - How do I Register an MSI package with a custom MST file?
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Client Automation - How do I Register an MSI package with a custom MST file?

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Article ID: 54612

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CA Client Automation - IT Client Manager CA Client Automation CA Client Automation - Software Delivery

Issue/Introduction

There are so many ways MSI packages can be registered. What is the best way to register an MSI package with a custom MST file?

Environment

Client Automation - All Versions

Resolution

  • Right-click on the Software Library and select Import->MSI-package.

  • Select the option 'Register MSI to the Software Library' and Click Next.




  • Specify the location of the MSI file and proceed further.

  • Under the CD Options window don't select anything and proceed further.



  • In the 'Customize' window uncheck the 'Seal Package' option. Select the Local Install procedure and click on 'Edit'.



  • Specify the location of the MST file and proceed further and make the MSI configuration changes as needed.

  • In the Finish screen make sure that the option "Do not install with elevated privileges" is unchecked and click Finish.



  • Once the package is registered in the Software Library, drill down to the Procedures section in the package. Right-click the Local Install procedure and select properties. Under the Embedded File tab you should see the transform file listed.



  • Seal the package

Additional Information

If the MST is being ignored for some reason, remove the following MSI properties and check:


ALLUSERS=2 ARPNOMODIFY=1 ADDLOCAL=ALL

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