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derekf's blog On C#, repackaging applications, and deploying via group policy... December 2007 Entries
Error when publishing apps in GPO:
We got an error yesterday that I'd not seen before, when publishing two separate packages. Both of them were created by Visual Studio 2008 instead of our typical Wise/InstallShield packages. The error was "No package in the software installation data in the Active Directory meets this criteria.". A web search found nothing useful on this error; I'd started digging into it to maybe be the first to provide something on it -- but during troubleshooting both packages were published without error. MSI ......

Posted On Friday, December 28, 2007 10:47 AM

Apps Expire from local MSI cache
I've had this post rattling around in my head for a few months now, but I've never had enough hard data to really flesh it out as well as I'd liked. I still don't, but I need to get this down on paper. Apps deployed via Group Policy expire from the local cache. This can be a problem if the app is removed from the servers, or if you make changes to an existing app that would make its MSI not match the installation (Product/Package code changes, etc). I don't have the details as to why - whether it's ......

Posted On Monday, December 10, 2007 1:22 PM

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