Windows Installer Repackaging Engineer (ENG-30) Print E-mail
MSI Repackaging Engineer (ENG-30) [4 Days] $1495
Deploying MSI [2 Days] MSI Packaging [2 Days]
Track Details:
  • 4 Days
  • $1495 USD
  • Delivery:
  • Live Online
  • Overview
    Windows Installer Repackaging Engineer is the foundation course to learn how to build and deploy MSI packages in a corporate IT environment.

    Registration Dates

    None


    Content

    Deploying Packages [2 Days]

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    MSI-201 - Deploying and Supporting Windows Installer Packages

    This course focuses on Windows Installer customization and deployment concepts.

    Topics

    Foundations of Deploying Packages
    Windows Installer Versions, Command Line, Understanding Per-User and Per-Machine, Deploying Packages Via Scripts.

    Customizing Software Applications
    Customizing Vendor .MSI Packages, Configuring Application Software Settings, Transform Creation, Deployment kits.

    Performing Upgrades
    How to use AdminStudio App-V Assistant to upgrade an existing virtualized application.

    Troubleshooting Package Deployment
    Configure Windows Installer Logging, Analyzing Event Log Messages, Logging Alternatives and Strategies.

    Deploying Upgrades and Patches
    Small, Minor and Major Upgrades, Command Lines for Upgrades and Patches, Scripting Logic for Reliable Upgrades.

    Tips, Techniques and Tools
    SDK Tools, Free Tools, Controlling Installations with Properties, CSI MSI Log Analysis Utility.

    Managing Deployment Options
    Managing Per-User and Per-Machine Packages, Elevated Privileges, Source Lists.

    Proof of Concept Lab
    As part of this course you will setup a virtual machine based POC Lab for reworking course exercises or other testing.

    Labs & Templates:
  • Acrobat Reader MSI Admin Kit
  • MSIEXEC Command Line
  • Reading MSI Logs
  • And many more...
  • Tools:
  • msiexec.exe
  • CSI Log Analysis Tool
  • Wise Package Studio
  • InstallShield AdminStudio
  • Deploying and Supporting Windows Installer Packages

    Package Building [2 Days]

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    MSI-410 - Windows Installer Package Building for Administrators

    This course focuses on building Windows Installer packages through repackaging and on fixing vendor packages which are poorly written.

    Topics

    Package Internals
    Features & Components, Sequences & Actions, Properties & Conditions, .MSI File Stucture.

    MSI Technology
    SDK Rules, Regulations and Assumptions. Administrators Necessary Rule Breaking, Repackaging vs SDK.

    Repackaging Applications
    How Repackaging Works, What Not to Repackage,Configuring Repackaging Tools.

    Windows Installer Packaging
    Using Conditions, Setting Permissions, Controlling Services, User Profile Handling.

    Installation Internals
    Sequences of activities, What gets copied and where, Installation Phases, Maintenance Installs, Uninstalls.

    Self-Healing Internals
    How self-healing is triggered, How it is assessed, Understanding self-healing problems.

    Building Upgrades and Patches
    Determining Upgrade Type, Configuring Upgrades, Creating Patches, Upgrades Best Practices.

    Proof of Concept Lab
    As part of this course you will setup a virtual machine based POC Lab for reworking course exercises or other testing.

    Labs & Templates:
  • Repackaging an Application
  • Upgrading a Repackaged Application
  • MSIEXEC Command Line
  • Deploying a Package
  • And many more...
  • Tools:
  • Vbscript
  • msiexec.exe
  • Wise Package Studio
  • InstallShield AdminStudio
  • Deploying and Supporting Windows Installer Packages