[wpkg-users] WPKG Client 1.3.6 64bit error

2009-01-29 Thread Pendl Stefan
Hello, I have had the same problem with the message Could not access network resource wpkg on Windows XP x64 Edition, which was solved by installing the 2009-01-09 beta of the 64-bit client. --- Stefan -

[wpkg-users] How to define remove with logical or

2009-01-29 Thread Pendl Stefan
Hello, I do have an application that has different application ID's for MSIEXEC, one for the x86 and one for the x64 version. I am installing both by running a batch file which runs the correct installer based on the processor architecture. Currently I have the following two lines in the

Re: [wpkg-users] How to define remove with logical or

2009-01-29 Thread Pendl Stefan
) ;-) --- Stefan Rainer Meier wrote: Hi Stefan, Pendl Stefan wrote: Currently I have the following two lines in the package: !-- remove 32-bit version -- remove cmd=msiexec /x {BF141CE6-067D-47E5-AEC0-B080B107BD02} / !-- remove 64-bit version -- remove cmd=msiexec /x {78566424-2104-4258-84D3

Re: [wpkg-users] How to define remove with logical or

2009-01-29 Thread Pendl Stefan
? Thanks in advance, Stefan Pendl Stefan wrote: Hi Rainer, so if one uses batch files to choose the correct installer he has to use them for the other tasks too. Thanks for the info. BTW, I noticed that your install batch file has a spelling error in the custom installer procedure it set

Re: [wpkg-users] How to define remove with logical or

2009-01-29 Thread Pendl Stefan
Hi Rainer, there is currently no upgrade task defined, so there would be nothing done. Hope this is no error for WPKG. --- Stefan Rainer Meier wrote: Hi Stefan, Pendl Stefan wrote: Hi, one last thing, since I already installed some machines using the package definition and altered

Re: [wpkg-users] *****POSSIBLE SPAM***** Re: Wpkg-client logging issue

2009-01-30 Thread Pendl Stefan
Since you run the debug as Administrator, according to the path of %TMP% (C:\DOCUME~1\ADMINI~1\LOCALS~), the connection is done with full rights. Reboot the machine and check if the time stamp of the server side log file changes. --- Stefan Mike Burgener wrote: hmm, somehow seems to work

Re: [wpkg-users] Wpkg-client logging issue

2009-01-30 Thread Pendl Stefan
, do I have to run every wpkg with /debug option? Or does it log in case of error? Greets Mike -Ursprüngliche Nachricht- Von: Pendl Stefan [mailto:stefan.pe...@haidlmair.at] Gesendet: Freitag, 30. Januar 2009 15:26 An: wpkg-users@lists.wpkg.org Betreff: Re: [wpkg-users] *POSSIBLE

Re: [wpkg-users] Trying out package upgrades before general roll-out of package

2009-02-20 Thread Pendl Stefan
Robin Roevens wrote: Hi all We have a general policy here that any new software update/-grade has to be tested by 4 to 5 people for some time before it is deployed over all affected computers.. But I'm having trouble to do that with WPKG.. : If it is a new package, there is no problem.. those

Re: [wpkg-users] WPKG client on XP64bit

2009-03-02 Thread Pendl Stefan
Hi, I am using the version from 2009-01-09 without problems on Windows XP x64 Edition. I would not use the 32-bit version on 64-bit Window, since %ProgramFiles% and other things are not set correctly for 64-bit applications. You can use the JS wrapper, but I found it easier to use the

Re: [wpkg-users] [Bug 141] Unable to install client through software group policy

2009-03-16 Thread Pendl Stefan
Hello, I searched the net and it seems there are only two options: 1) create a .MST file 2) use ORCA to change the default settings inside the .MSI file I don't like both, so I do the installation of the WPKG client manually, since I do not like to activate the guest account accross the

Re: [wpkg-users] [Bug 141] Unable to install client through software group policy

2009-03-16 Thread Pendl Stefan
Hello, as to my experience, ADS is deploying silently by default. There are some options available, but they have always been grayed out for me and I have not seen any text box allowing for parameter input in any of the dialogs. --- Stefan Chris Wilcox wrote: Hi, I'm not a big user of the

Re: [wpkg-users] Solution for WNetAddConnection2- Access denied

2009-03-27 Thread Pendl Stefan
Hi Jens, I am successfully running WPKG on x86 and x64, what I do is installing on shutdown with the client installed on each machine. Deploying the client is a one time thing, so it is much easier to do. Installing at shutdown, takes care of running processes, since those are already

Re: [wpkg-users] [Bug 149] Specify prerequisites for a package

2009-03-30 Thread Pendl Stefan
Rainer Meier r.me...@wpkg.org changed: quote Recently I posted a bunch of installer scripts in the WPKG users mailing list which provide a framework to automatically detect the Windows version (64-bit/32-bit, language...) and then can run a different installer. In most cases installers for

Re: [wpkg-users] Defining a group of computers to install an application

2009-04-06 Thread Pendl Stefan
luca_manganelli wrote: Hi, is it possible to define a group of computers to install a single package, i.e.: host name= name= ... profile ... /host ? --- Yes, you can use wildcards. host name=cad.+ /host Will be installed on cad, cad1, cad99, cad-dev, etc. Additional examples

Re: [wpkg-users] Timeout value precedence

2009-04-06 Thread Pendl Stefan
:-( --- Stefan Tomasz Chmielewski wrote: Pendl Stefan schrieb: Hi, it seems that the timeout value set by the WPKG Client is not overridden by the value specified in the package. Correct. Any timeout settings specified per package will not override WPKG Client shutdown timeout. -- Tomasz

Re: [wpkg-users] Timeout value precedence

2009-04-06 Thread Pendl Stefan
and upgrade command, just to overcome this problem, is time consuming. Is there a way to apply a timeout at the package level and not only at the command level? Thanks in advance, Stefan Tomasz Chmielewski wrote: Pendl Stefan schrieb: Tomasz, first thanks for this wonderful application

[wpkg-users] Timeout value precedence

2009-04-06 Thread Pendl Stefan
Hi, it seems that the timeout value set by the WPKG Client is not overridden by the value specified in the package. I have the following configuration: 1) WPKG Client 1.3.6 x86 and 1.3.8 x64 2) install at shutdown with timeout of 15 minutes There is one package that needs a longer

Re: [wpkg-users] Timeout value precedence

2009-04-06 Thread Pendl Stefan
Rainer Meier wrote: Hi Stefan, Pendl Stefan wrote: Imagine following situation: Installation will last for 5 minutes usually, there is no timeout specified explicitly. Now this installation hangs for one hour, since there is no timeout specified in the package. Why should it hang for 1

Re: [wpkg-users] Defining a group of computers to install an application

2009-04-08 Thread Pendl Stefan
luca_manganellimailto:luca_mangane...@comune.trento.it wrote: Yes, you can use wildcards. host name=cad.+ /host Will be installed on cad, cad1, cad99, cad-dev, etc. Additional examples are included in the shipped hosts.xml file. But I discovered that if I do this: host name = host1

Re: [wpkg-users] Office 2003 uninstall problem

2009-04-17 Thread Pendl Stefan
Tomasz Chmielewski wrote: Peter Gough schrieb: I'm happy for this to sound a bit dumb idea but do you need a space after the /x switch in this line?: remove cmd='MsiExec.exe /q /x{90110409-6000-11D3-8CFE-0150048383C9}'/ I'm not sure how finickety msiexec is on syntax. It probably won't make

[wpkg-users] wpkg.js hangs if error -1 is returned

2009-04-18 Thread Pendl Stefan
Hi, I have some rare occasions, where the installer hangs due to an unknown reason. The installer times out on itself and returns error code -1. Further installations will run correctly, but the wpkg.js script will wait till the build in one hour timeout, after the wpkg.xml file is written

Re: [wpkg-users] Deploy over Internet

2009-04-21 Thread Pendl Stefan
Adam Williams wrote: wpkg only runs on system start up, but you can use schedule tasks on the control panel to have it run more often. - You can set up WPKG client to syncronize at startup or at shutdown, if you are using

Re: [wpkg-users] Suggestion for pacakge installation for all clients

2009-04-21 Thread Pendl Stefan
Tomasz Chmielewski wrote: luca_mangane...@comune.trento.it schrieb: Tomasz Chmielewski man...@wpkg.org scritti il 21/04/2009 11.48.40 It is possible now: http://wpkg.org/Profiles.xml If it's not clear for you, let me know. You don't understood me. I want a profile to be installed by

Re: [wpkg-users] WNetAddConnection2- A specified logon session does not exist. It may already have been terminated..

2009-04-22 Thread Pendl Stefan
Chris Wilcox wrote: Chris Wilcox schrieb: An update to my previous issue: The beta wpkg client still showed the same error. I then tried the 'execute before/execute after' options to map a drive to the wpkg folder on the Linux server and unmap it afterwards, pointing the wpkg.js

Re: [wpkg-users] Feature request - prevent logi until package installs completed

2009-04-23 Thread Pendl Stefan
Chris Wilcox wrote: Subject: Re: [wpkg-users] Feature request - prevent logi until package installs completed Chris Wilcox schrieb: This feature (password-protected cancel of a logon delay window) only works if administrator is around. So setting the login delay to really long is

Re: [wpkg-users] Vista

2009-04-27 Thread Pendl Stefan
Bart van Egmond wrote: Tomasz Chmielewski wrote: Bart van Egmond schrieb: [cut top-post / bottom-post mess] So It's not working?? Or does it work but you can still login if you just move the wpkg window or something?? It means WPKG Client works under Vista, but logon delay will not

Re: [wpkg-users] Vista

2009-04-27 Thread Pendl Stefan
Tomasz Chmielewski wrote: Chris Wilcox schrieb: I have no experience with Vista, still no need to use it. Best is to try on a test system, there is nothing that can get broken. Start with something simple and advance. How does running WPKG at shutdown affect packages that need a

Re: [wpkg-users] Vista

2009-04-27 Thread Pendl Stefan
Chris Wilcox wrote: Tomasz Chmielewski wrote: Chris Wilcox schrieb: I have no experience with Vista, still no need to use it. Best is to try on a test system, there is nothing that can get broken. Start with something simple and advance. How does running WPKG at shutdown affect

Re: [wpkg-users] WPKG Client and Windows7 RC

2009-05-07 Thread Pendl Stefan
Vladimir Psenicka wrote: I have tested 64bit version Windows7 RC with WPKG Client: Results are: wpkg_client_1.3.6 - doesn't install, error message: Could not access network location wpkg wpkg_client_1.3.5 - works fine -- Vladimir Psenicka IT system engineer Prodeco a.s.

Re: [wpkg-users] WPKG Client and Windows7 RC

2009-05-07 Thread Pendl Stefan
Vladimir Psenicka wrote: I have similar error in XP64bit, there is this message after I start WPKG service manualy: Faulting application WPKGSrv.exe, version 1.0.0.13, faulting module WPKGSrv.exe, version 1.0.0.13, fault address 0xc39a. Tomasz Chmielewski napsal(a): Vladimir

Re: [wpkg-users] Fatal Error - Missing White-Space

2009-05-20 Thread Pendl Stefan
beadlej wrote: WPKG is giving me the error. I have also been using Open XML Editor to edit the .xml files and it will also show me the errors. I will explain step by step what happens. I open a command prompt and go to my mapped drive to the server that has the WPKG files. I then type wpkg.js

Re: [wpkg-users] Fatal Error - Missing White-Space

2009-05-20 Thread Pendl Stefan
beadlej wrote: How would I find out how to silently install something if google isn't showing it? I have been racking my brains to figure this out. If I can do everything with wpkg I would be thrilled. Malwarebytes is a great anti-spyware program. Definitely recommend it.

[wpkg-users] WPKG Server 1.1.0 breaks packages working in 1.0.4

2009-05-25 Thread Pendl Stefan
Hi, I have successfully used WPKG 1.0.4, so I switched to 1.1.0 for production, this breaks some of my packages. 1st case: install cmd='%SOFTWARE%\Acrobat Reader\AdbeRdr910_de_DE.exe /sAll /rs /l /msi /qn EULA_ACCEPT=YES SUPPRESS_APP_LAUNCH=YES AgreeToLicense=Yes ENABLE_CACHE_FILES=No

Re: [wpkg-users] WPKG Server 1.1.0 breaks packages working in 1.0.4

2009-05-26 Thread Pendl Stefan
Rainer Meier wrote: HI Stefan, Pendl Stefan wrote: Rainer my you share the install lines for Acrobat Reader and Java you use with 1.1.0 ? I am using my set of generic install CMD scripts to deploy Acrobat Reader. You might grab the script-set and readme here: http://bugzilla.wpkg.org

Re: [wpkg-users] WPKG Server 1.1.0 breaks packages working in 1.0.4

2009-05-26 Thread Pendl Stefan
Hello Stefan, please find attached my adobereader9.xml, for versions 9.0 and 9.1, both working with wpkg.js version 1.1.0. Same for java6.xml, both version 12 and version 13, so you can go back and forward by simply linking java6.xml to java6.xml.12 or java6.xml.13. %COMSPEC% /c

Re: [wpkg-users] How does TIMEOUT work?

2009-05-29 Thread Pendl Stefan
luca_manganelli wrote: Tomasz Chmielewski man...@wpkg.org scritti il 28/05/2009 18.17.50 It doesn't affect WPKG Client in any way. In fact, the only effect WPKG (wpkg.js) has on WPKG Client is: - when WPKG (wpkg.js) exits (normal exit), - when WPKG (wpkg.js) exits with code 3010, telling

Re: [wpkg-users] wpkg client on windows 98

2009-06-04 Thread Pendl Stefan
Andrea Zagli wrote: Il giorno sab 30 mag 2009 12:54:22 CEST, Rainer Meier ha scritto: [...] I am not sure if there is a WPKG client for Windows 98. Also wpkg.js is not really tested on Windows 98 (however if WSH is installed it should work). As Windows 98 does not use any privileges there

[wpkg-users] WPKG 1.1.0 says revision change from 864 to 8.64 is a downgrade, for 1.0.4 they were the same

2009-06-10 Thread Pendl Stefan
Hello, I just noticed a change between WPKG 1.0.4 and 1.1.0 I have set up a separate testing server folder for WPKG, so it is easier to check changes on my testing machines without the need to create separate testing packages. I have noticed that I have forgotten the dot for one

[wpkg-users] Typos in CHANGES and Changelog for 1.1.1-RC2

2009-06-10 Thread Pendl Stefan
Hi Rainer, just noticed there are some typos for the new command line switch /noUpgraeBeforeRemove, notice the missing d for upgrade. --- Stefan - wpkg-users mailing list archives

[wpkg-users] /noUpgradeBeforeRemove switch seems to have broken upgrade-before-remove feature

2009-06-18 Thread Pendl Stefan
Rainer, it seems that with WPKG 1.1.1-RC5 the default is to disable upgrade before remove. config.xml: !-- * Usually WPKG upgrades a package to the latest available version before it * removes the package.

[wpkg-users] On remove only the first check is executed

2009-06-18 Thread Pendl Stefan
Hi Rainer, if I have four checks defined and a package is removed, only the first check is executed, if it returns a positive result, the additional three checks are not executed. Is this by design? On install all checks are executed. --- Stefan

Re: [wpkg-users] On remove only the first check is executed

2009-06-18 Thread Pendl Stefan
Pendl Stefan wrote: Hi Rainer, if I have four checks defined and a package is removed, only the first check is executed, if it returns a positive result, the additional three checks are not executed. Is this by design? On install all checks are executed

Re: [wpkg-users] On remove only the first check is executed

2009-06-18 Thread Pendl Stefan
Pendl Stefan wrote: Rainer, thanks for clearing this up, so it is behaving like C and so forth, if the right-most condition returns a negative result skip the rest. - This should be left-most, time to go home

Re: [wpkg-users] running a task at logoff

2009-06-19 Thread Pendl Stefan
simplesi wrote: I run wpkg as a bat file in all users/programs/startup. I run another program in startup (a choose program to choose what network folder to map to a drive letter) and I need to update that program. Unfortunately, since it is running at the same time as wpkg, I can't overwrite

Re: [wpkg-users] running a task at logoff

2009-06-19 Thread Pendl Stefan
simplesi wrote: I run wpkg as a bat file in all users/programs/startup. I run another program in startup (a choose program to choose what network folder to map to a drive letter) and I need to update that program. Unfortunately, since it is running at the same time as wpkg, I can't overwrite

Re: [wpkg-users] No error reported if no upgrade command specified

2009-06-19 Thread Pendl Stefan
simplesi wrote: Rainer Meier wrote: Using the logs you can always prove if WPKG really executed the commands you expected or not. AFAICT the log file doesn't indicate that that my expected update has not been done - wpkg just updates the wpkg.xml version number as if it had been sucessful.

Re: [wpkg-users] running a task at logoff

2009-06-19 Thread Pendl Stefan
simplesi wrote: Pendl Stefan wrote: For Windows XP and newer, you can use the TASKKILL utility. Ta - I've have to lookup how to use it (any examples greatly received :) ) - The Firefox silent installer is using it I

Re: [wpkg-users] No error reported if no upgrade command specified

2009-06-19 Thread Pendl Stefan
mscdex wrote: If you're not afraid of the command line, you can always use xmllint for windows (or linux). It's pretty simple to use, just specify the xml filename and xsd filename and it'll display any errors/warnings. xmllint for windows can be found here:

Re: [wpkg-users] wpkg client on windows 98

2009-07-06 Thread Pendl Stefan
Andrea Zagli wrote: Il giorno dom 05 lug 2009 12:31:56 CEST, Rainer Meier ha scritto: [...] As I wrote there is no negative effect besides that the IP-matching does not work on W9x. In case you insert complete hostnames into hosts.xml then no error should be logged. for complete hostnames

Re: [wpkg-users] Basic behaviour of WPKG

2009-07-13 Thread Pendl Stefan
Rainer Meier wrote: Hi Simon, simplesi wrote: I've been thinking about WPKGs default behaviour (following from earlier discussions) and I'd like to start a genuine discussion on changing its current behaviour. OK, let's try to get a common understanding of the ideas first. Currently,

Re: [wpkg-users] Weird behaviour of Gimp-installer

2009-07-13 Thread Pendl Stefan
Alexander Meyer wrote: Hi List, i'm experiencing some very weird problems with the Gimp-installer. First off, this is my packages.xml-entry for the Gimp: package id=gimp26 name=GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) revision=2605 reboot=false priority=20 check type=uninstall

Re: [wpkg-users] How do I configure WPKG so it automatically updates?

2009-07-21 Thread Pendl Stefan
Hi all. I'd like to set up WPKG so that it updates automatically at midnight. How can I do this? Is there an option in WPKG or do I need to use task scheduler? And how would I use task scheduler if yes? There is no option to update at midnight, you could use WPKG Client to update at

Re: [wpkg-users] Question on configurations of Firefox/ IE

2009-07-28 Thread Pendl Stefan
today I got the request to do some configuration on Firefox installation: 1. Set some settings 2. install some plugins 3. install some certificates and marked as trustworthy. Does anyone know how this can be done by scripting during software distribution? For Firefox you can

Re: [wpkg-users] wpkg.xml on clients

2009-07-28 Thread Pendl Stefan
from documentation: If wpkg.xml is removed, it will be recreated next time wpkg.js is started (but installers for packages without any checks defined will be started again). --- so if i delete wpkg.xml and have already installed fifefox, thunderbird, openoffice. And packages.xml contain

Re: [wpkg-users] Question on configurations of Firefox / IE

2009-07-28 Thread Pendl Stefan
today I got the request to do some configuration on Firefox installation: 1. Set some settings 2. install some plugins 3. install some certificates and marked as trustworthy. Does anyone know how this can be done by scripting during software distribution? For IE, I only need

Re: [wpkg-users] Updated Tools for wpkg

2009-08-07 Thread Pendl Stefan
I have updated the wpkgCreateReport so that it can check for comlpliance against the wpkg database when passing the paramter -createStateColumn at the command line. Then an additional row called State is created which can have the values install, remove, upgrade, downgrade or ok.

Re: [wpkg-users] Updated Tools for wpkg

2009-08-07 Thread Pendl Stefan
Output as HTML why not. To keep the clean design I first would replace the excel class by a generic output provider abstract baseclass. Then you could implement different output formats by inheriting from it without changing anything in the code. Any suggestions for html formating? Do it

Re: [wpkg-users] Updated Tools for wpkg

2009-08-12 Thread Pendl Stefan
Output as HTML why not. To keep the clean design I first would replace the excel class by a generic output provider abstract baseclass. Then you could implement different output formats by inheriting from it without changing anything in the code. Any suggestions for html

Re: [wpkg-users] wpkgCreateReport Update

2009-09-01 Thread Pendl Stefan
Grubi, there is a problem with the color of the HTML report (v1.8.1) the following line needs to be changed from: this.stateClasses = new Array(pkgStateOk, pkgStateInstall, pkgStateRemove, pkgStateUpgrade, pkgStateDowngrade); to: this.stateClasses = new Array(pkgStateOk,

Re: [wpkg-users] wpkgCreateReport

2009-09-02 Thread Pendl Stefan
New bugfixing release of wpkgCreateReport can be found at: http://www.gig-mbh.de/edv/software/wpkgtools/wpkg-create-report-english.htm Regards. grubi. - Hi Grubi, works perfectly now ;-D Now we do have a

Re: [wpkg-users] wpkgCreateReport

2009-09-03 Thread Pendl Stefan
Hi Grubi, works perfectly now ;-D Now we do have a simple report tool, that does not need any additional software, like the other one relying on Perl. Hello, I agree, but I'd like to ask again if it is possible to integrate this with wpkgWeb/wpkgExpress, i.e. specify a

Re: [wpkg-users] createReport.js - example please

2009-09-03 Thread Pendl Stefan
Can somebody give a little example for the createReport.xml file? I always get a invalid procedure call argument at line 435 (no, sorry I cannot debug this in reasonable time :-(( I use \\server\xmlocation to save all wpkg.xml files into (works) and therefore I have just adapted the first

Re: [wpkg-users] createReport.js - example please

2009-09-03 Thread Pendl Stefan
Pendl Stefan wrote: Can somebody give a little example for the createReport.xml file? I always get a invalid procedure call argument at line 435 (no, sorry I cannot debug this in reasonable time :-(( I use \\server\xmlocation to save all wpkg.xml files into (works) and therefore I

Re: [wpkg-users] wpkgCreateReport

2009-09-04 Thread Pendl Stefan
@Stefan: It was also my plan to include a hiding functionality for certain rows in HTML via javascript but I did not find the time so far. So if you are doing any similar please post back the result so we maybe can intergate it into the codebase. Grubi, I will see what I can do,

Re: [wpkg-users] wpkgCreateReport

2009-09-04 Thread Pendl Stefan
@Stefan: It was also my plan to include a hiding functionality for certain rows in HTML via javascript but I did not find the time so far. So if you are doing any similar please post back the result so we maybe can intergate it into the codebase. Grubi, I will see what I

Re: [wpkg-users] wpkgCreateReport

2009-09-05 Thread Pendl Stefan
Here is the final version from my point, so to not annoy Rainer or Tomasz. I am not a web nor a JS programmer, I just learn quite fast. This one lets you define a list of array elements in the head, which should be filled by createReport.js, currently it only contains some

Re: [wpkg-users] wpkgCreateReport

2009-09-05 Thread Pendl Stefan
Here is the final version from my point, so to not annoy Rainer or Tomasz. I am not a web nor a JS programmer, I just learn quite fast. This one lets you define a list of array elements in the head, which should be filled by createReport.js, currently it only contains

Re: [wpkg-users] wpkgCreateReport

2009-09-06 Thread Pendl Stefan
Here is the final version from my point, so to not annoy Rainer or Tomasz. I am not a web nor a JS programmer, I just learn quite fast. This one lets you define a list of array elements in the head, which should be filled by createReport.js, currently it

Re: [wpkg-users] wpkgCreateReport

2009-09-06 Thread Pendl Stefan
Here is the final version from my point, so to not annoy Rainer or Tomasz. I am not a web nor a JS programmer, I just learn quite fast. This one lets you define a list of array elements in the head, which should be filled by createReport.js,

Re: [wpkg-users] [Bug 171] User notification does not work on Vista

2009-09-07 Thread Pendl Stefan
--- Comment #4 from Rainer Meier r.me...@wpkg.org 2009-09-07 10:57:26 --- Very nice... what a crap... Actually the quotes for the echo command are not required. If you use them they will be passed to msg.exe and appear as a part of the piped characters. Moreover the solution has some

Re: [wpkg-users] running wpkgclient on schedule?

2009-09-11 Thread Pendl Stefan
I have configured wpkgclient to launch at shutdown - and it's working nice. Now I need a way to run wpkg on schedule, ie.: each day at 6 am. Could it be done with wpkgclient or should I write my own script to do that? First option seems nicer because I have proper share with proper

Re: [wpkg-users] running wpkgclient on schedule?

2009-09-11 Thread Pendl Stefan
How about shutting down the machine from a scheduled task, which should trigger WPKG at shutdown? not good. Server must be running all the time. cheers --- Grzegorz Marszałek I did not mean to reboot the server, but the clients. --- Stefan

Re: [wpkg-users] wpkgCreateReport - new release

2009-09-11 Thread Pendl Stefan
There is a new release (1.9.5) of wpkgCreateReport at available. This release fixes some minor bugs and introduces a new template for HTML reports with the ability to dynamically filter report rows by clicking at the column caption. Which template you use can be specified via

Re: [wpkg-users] WPKG client screen no displaying

2009-09-16 Thread Pendl Stefan
Thanks heaps, I will look into that tomorrow :) Jacob Jarick wrote: Thanks Tomasz, the delay brings up the gui :) Unfortunately it seems to delay login by 1 minute everytime after that even if there are no packages to be installed. Is there a way around this or is it a current

Re: [wpkg-users] WPKG client screen no displaying

2009-09-17 Thread Pendl Stefan
Thanks heaps, I will look into that tomorrow :) Jacob Jarick wrote: Thanks Tomasz, the delay brings up the gui :) Unfortunately it seems to delay login by 1 minute everytime after that even if there are no packages to be installed. Is there a way around this or is it a

[wpkg-users] When will WPKG Client for AMD64 get official

2009-09-21 Thread Pendl Stefan
Hello, I have been using WPKG client 1.3.9 successfully since I started out to use WPKG in February this year. I have it running without problems in our production environment, since it is the only way to get AMD64 support, without the wrapper.js Is there any date considered to move 1.3.9

Re: [wpkg-users] [Bug 173] Allow the use of environment variables for checking file revisions

2009-09-21 Thread Pendl Stefan
--- Comment #1 from Rainer Meier r.me...@wpkg.org 2009-09-21 19:34:55 --- Hi Stefan Sounds like a reasonable request. At the beginning I thought yes, of course, let's quickly do it. Unfortunately it became a bit more complex. Especially this requires on every revision number query to set

Re: [wpkg-users] When will WPKG Client for AMD64 get official

2009-09-21 Thread Pendl Stefan
Pendl Stefan wrote: Is there any date considered to move 1.3.9 from beta to stable? If it makes you happy, I can move 1.3.9 to the stable directory... I don't think anything will be changed in 1.3.9 and it's stable enough (there are some problems with network started too late

Re: [wpkg-users] [Bug 173] Allow the use of environment variables for checking file revisions

2009-09-22 Thread Pendl Stefan
Hi Stefan, Pendl Stefan wrote: I have created a test case and there seems to be a problem with the variable expansion. Attached find the package and the log. I had a quick loock at the VirtuaWin package. You're using the variable JH_VIRWIN_VER within checks and not within

Re: [wpkg-users] Installation/upgrade of same package on different architectures

2009-09-23 Thread Pendl Stefan
Hi, Im trying to figure out how to update same package on different OS architectures (i.e. x86 and x64), for example tortoise svn. Creating two package profiles probably would not work as one (for the wrong architecture) would be installed and the right one updated. I guess you can fiddle

Re: [wpkg-users] RegExp matching of uninstall string is done before checking against string literal

2009-09-23 Thread Pendl Stefan
Hi Stefan, Pendl Stefan wrote: Hi Rainer, it seems that the uninstall entry is first checked against the regexp and afterwards against the string literal. I get the following entries in the log file: 2009-09-22 14:10:21, DEBUG : Unable to match uninstall key with regular

Re: [wpkg-users] [Bug 173] Allow the use of environment variables for checking file revisions

2009-09-23 Thread Pendl Stefan
Hi Stefan, Pendl Stefan wrote: Hi Rainer, sorry for misleading you by not adding an example to my request, I will do so the next time, I promise. No problem. I just did what I thought could be a good idea. Now you can even use a variable within the revision attribute

Re: [wpkg-users] upgrade to latest wpkg (1.1.2

2009-09-28 Thread Pendl Stefan
Hi guys, does only copying wpkg.js work for an test-upgrade? Or how should I proceed on testing upgrade to the latest version? Greets Mike Mike, for 1.1.2 you need to copy the config.xml file too, since it has changed the encoding and some additional settings. Best is to extract

Re: [wpkg-users] upgrade to latest wpkg (1.1.2

2009-09-28 Thread Pendl Stefan
Hi Stefan, Pendl Stefan wrote: for 1.1.2 you need to copy the config.xml file too, since it has changed the encoding and some additional settings. Well actually you don't need to. If you're running WPKG 1.1.x you could simply replace wpkg.js. However all new parameters

Re: [wpkg-users] Deploying software using AD group membership

2009-09-29 Thread Pendl Stefan
happy to help wit hADS testing, feel free to send requests to me. Hi Simon, simon.be...@institutsmq.qc.ca wrote: Does anyone already found a way to deploy software based on an Active Directory Group membership ? Here we used to use SMS and (hey this is a really good news for

[wpkg-users] False match of IP address to host name pattern

2009-09-29 Thread Pendl Stefan
Rainer, I had the following wrong match: 2009-09-29 16:21:38, DEBUG : Found network service: {3FA06DD1-FB69-4CE5-B782-A7692479FBDD} 2009-09-29 16:21:38, DEBUG : Reading DHCP address. 2009-09-29 16:21:38, DEBUG : Found DHCP address: 129.0.40.227 2009-09-29 16:21:38, DEBUG : Found

Re: [wpkg-users] False match of IP address to host name pattern

2009-09-29 Thread Pendl Stefan
Hi Stefan, Pendl Stefan wrote: I had the following wrong match: 2009-09-29 16:21:38, DEBUG : Found network service: {3FA06DD1-FB69-4CE5-B782-A7692479FBDD} 2009-09-29 16:21:38, DEBUG : Reading DHCP address. 2009-09-29 16:21:38, DEBUG : Found DHCP address: 129.0.40.227

Re: [wpkg-users] False match of IP address to host name pattern

2009-09-29 Thread Pendl Stefan
Hi Stefan, Pendl Stefan wrote: I will surly test the new version, but I will wait till Friday, so I can make sure to not break anything once more. I think I have to reinstall three of our CAD workstations :-P I am really sorry for that :( BTW, the change.log and changes file

Re: [wpkg-users] WPKG-Hostlogs after Update to V. 1.1.2 and Client V. 1.3.9

2009-10-06 Thread Pendl Stefan
cmd.exe does not understand UNC paths. When you use the copy command, you must have drive letters on both the source and the destination. Alternatively, use Powershell instead of cmd.exe Hans-Werner Friedemann wrote: Hi @ all after the Update to V. 1.1.2 and Client V. 1.3.9 the

Re: [wpkg-users] WPKG-Hostlogs after Update to V. 1.1.2 and Client V. 1.3.9

2009-10-06 Thread Pendl Stefan
cmd.exe does not understand UNC paths. When you use the copy command, you must have drive letters on both the source and the destination. Alternatively, use Powershell instead of cmd.exe I have never heard of this before and I use UNC paths all the time with cmd.exe --- Stefan

Re: [wpkg-users] Bug 176...

2009-10-06 Thread Pendl Stefan
Mandi! Tomasz Chmielewski In chel di` si favelave... ...there's something i can do? Identify where the bug is, write a patch/fix? :) I've very little C knowledge, and really never do nothing on windows, so probably go to the source is not an option for me. Probably i can be more

Re: [wpkg-users] adjuste pdfcreator syntax 0.9.0.8

2009-10-06 Thread Pendl Stefan
Please correct the syntax pdfcreator 0.9.0.8 With %COMSPEC% /c if exist %PROGRAM FILES%\PDFCreator befor uninstall. The Wiki can be edited by anyone, there is no need to register. --- Stefan - wpkg-users mailing list

Re: [wpkg-users] Bug 176...

2009-10-07 Thread Pendl Stefan
Mandi! Marco Gaiarin In chel di` si favelave... Installing at shutdown, when not connected to a network, just exits with a wpkg.js file not found error. I will do some test tomorrow, but also with 'offline mode' disabled, i got the same error. Ok, probably i've maked some

Re: [wpkg-users] Testing updates

2009-10-22 Thread Pendl Stefan
Hi all, What is the best way to thes updates to the already deployed packages? We have quite few packages at the top level of profiles hierarchy (covering nearly all of the machines). Remving package from there and putting it in the test profile would be disasterous. What i have been doing

Re: [wpkg-users] multiple profiles question

2009-10-22 Thread Pendl Stefan
Hi, I am trying to apply a number of profiles to the same host. I have the profiles configured in the profiles directory and they each work if applied singularly to a host. In my hosts file I have defined this !-- Jenny Barrett -- host name=limm-onc4068 profile-id=default

Re: [wpkg-users] x64 - x86 mixed evironment-how to get rid of wrapper.js

2009-10-28 Thread Pendl Stefan
hi all, i am going to switch to last stable wpkg to handle winxp / winxp x64 environement: i don't want to use wrapper.js since it runs wpkg thru cmd.exe and this leaves cmd.exe window exposed to users. so users can feel free to close cmd.exe window... in a test environement i solved this

Re: [wpkg-users] How to not show WPKGMessage?

2009-10-28 Thread Pendl Stefan
wpkg-users-boun...@lists.wpkg.org scritti il 28/10/2009 15.30.31 So set that timeout to 0? The timeout figure dictates whether the message box shows or not - if you the timeout set to anything other than '0' then it will show. The timeout value does not affect whether software is

Re: [wpkg-users] x64 - x86 mixed evironment-how to get rid of wrapper.js

2009-10-29 Thread Pendl Stefan
i don't use wpkg client, i am activating wpkg.js thru GPO: anyway your suggestion is truly the easyest viable alternative, i will follow it. it will be not so practical setting the layout of cmds to a minimum size or to switch exec with run in wrapper.js. i will be exploring for

Re: [wpkg-users] Forcing a second reboot...

2009-10-29 Thread Pendl Stefan
I've tried to add to 'network agent' installation a row like: install cmd='schtasks /create /tn KNA forced reboot /sc ONSTART /ru SYSTEM /tr shutdown /r /t 5 /f' / but does not work, probably because the 'shutdown' executed on startup are ignored (the scheduled task are correctly

Re: [wpkg-users] the volume wpkg is currently unavailable

2009-10-30 Thread Pendl Stefan
We've got a new server and along with it a new static IP. So I figured I need to reinstall the client on all my nodes in order to give them the server's new IP. I un-installed the WPKG client via Psexec, but now can't reinstall it, either via Psexec or manually, I get the error above. The

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