Command line for logging

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deestuar
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Command line for logging

Postby deestuar » Fri Dec 20, 2013 7:22 am

Hi,

I have just inherited this product in my new role and really require to do something simple but unsure how.
Basically I want command line parameters so I can silent install the product /s or log to some text file
/l=mytextfile.com so I can find any installation issues juts by reading the log. Simples really :)
I know nothing about installaware I'm a Newby but appreciate any guidance/help etc

Stu

FrancescoT
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Re: Command line for logging

Postby FrancescoT » Fri Dec 20, 2013 11:42 am

Dear Stu,

that is simple!

To test this functionaly on the fly, create a new project from scratch using the Basic template and then build the project as Compressed exe.

Then run the package as follow (silent mode + log file);

<setup.exe> /s /l=<logfile.ext>

where;
<setup.exe> = full path to your setup exe file
<logfile.ext>= full path to your log file ("c:\mylog.txt")

Hope this helps you

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Francesco Toscano
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