W04 Dealing with App Install Overload: Repackaging Software for Easy Deployment

August 9th, 2017

8:00am - 9:15am

Level: Introductory

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 such as repackaging an MSI, customizing installation options, testing installation packages, and troubleshooting when things go wrong.

You will learn:

  • How to package and repackage software
  • How to download, install, and use Microsoft Orca
  • How to use custom transform files
  • How to debug MSI problems