Admin Tip: Auto install for 5.5 client
DTAADV at ionsys.com
Thu Mar 4 20:32:20 UTC 1999
Thanks for the note Danita, it's nice to have you on this list!
At 10:45 AM 3/4/99 -0700, you wrote:
>Yep - setup.cfg wasn't ready when the client chapters went to printing.
But I didn't write the client chapters, so I'll make Rick take the blame
<g>. By the way, Rick should have started his new job with Novell
Consulting by the time we get to BrainShare, so we can start blaming him
>>>> Don Tuer <DTAADV at ionsys.com> 03/04/99 07:07AM >>>
>FYI: Did you know that the 5.5 client has a silent install that
>automatically works without any command line switches? It's documented in
>the client setup section. Basically you copy the setup.cfg to the client
>software directory and volia it does an auto install any way you want.
>Install.exe looks for the CFG file and uses it if it's present. Pretty cool
>and better that the silent install/script stuff for 5.2...
>I "think" Danita overlooked this one in the 5.5 book as I only saw
>reference to the silent.exe installation software.
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