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TW11 Dealing with App Install Overload: Repackaging for Easy Deployment

March 9th, 2016

3:30pm - 4:45pm

Level: Intermediate

John O'Neill Sr.


Chief Technologist

AWS Solutions

Let's face it-the shoe leather approach to software installation just doesn't cut it anymore. As IT pros, we need to quickly and easily deploy software with the options and additions our users need. This often involves creating and customizing software packages. This session will teach you how to perform common tasks including repackaging an MSI, customizing installation options, testing installation packages, and troubleshooting when things go wrong.

You will learn:

  • How to package and repackage software
  • Downloading, installing, and using Microsoft Orca
  • Understand and use custom transform files
  • Debugging MSI problems