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    Deploying Command Line (silent) installs

    Hi,

    I'm currently deploying applications like Adobe CS4 using the CLI. So for CS4 I'm using the AdobeUberInstaller.exe fired from a command prompt. Does anyone deploy this from SCCM 2012 and if so how do they go about it? Add it as a package or an application? I find this is the most confusing part of SCCM. Also I would love to deploy SolidWOrks 2013, has anyone done this via SCCM 2012 too?

    Thanks for your help

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    We tried for weeks to get it to work with SCCM 2012 - we ended up moving down to MDT.

    One thing that I'd like to just say is to remember to change the install path in the AdobeUberInstaller.xml file, if you move the installation files to another location.

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    Csnt you downlosd Adobe s enterprise deployment tool for cs4 and create a msi deployment? That should work.

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    Adobe's enterprise tool creates the AdobeUberInstaller.exe and AdobeUberInstaller.xml files - I wish that they would create a msi file...

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    Quote Originally Posted by wagnerk View Post
    Adobe's enterprise tool creates the AdobeUberInstaller.exe and AdobeUberInstaller.xml files - I wish that they would create a msi file...
    There is one to do it. I did it with CS6, the name slips my mind. Anyways calling a .exe from SCCM is no trouble.

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    So with the AdobeUberInstaller.exe, just create a standard program package with the source files pointing to the CS4 setup files, then point to the exe in the command box?

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    Quote Originally Posted by FN-GM View Post
    There is one to do it. I did it with CS6, the name slips my mind.
    Adobe Application Manager Enterprise Edition (AAMEE)? Unfortunately v3.x, only supports CS6 and v2.1 only supports CS 5.0/5.5.
    Last edited by Arthur; 23rd July 2013 at 09:26 AM.

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    I'm guessing you need a /S and /W or similar.

    This may help.

    http://helpx.adobe.com/creative-suit...-products.html
    Last edited by free780; 23rd July 2013 at 10:39 AM.

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    I am in the process of doing exactly they same! I so far have spent 3 solid days on this so far to no avail. If I find a solution I shall let you know.

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    Quote Originally Posted by free780 View Post
    I'm guessing you need a /S and /W or similar.

    This may help.

    Silent install | CS4, point products

    I've never ever ever had any luck with using install.xml and the application.xml.override method. The uberinstaller was the only thing that really worked for me.

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    Basicchannel - how did you get this to deploy through SCCM in the end then? Did you create a package with source files and then create a standard Program and simply run the Uberinstaller.exe from the directory containing the xml file?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paid_Peanuts View Post
    Basicchannel - how did you get this to deploy through SCCM in the end then? Did you create a package with source files and then create a standard Program and simply run the Uberinstaller.exe from the directory containing the xml file?
    Haven't tested yet but that's the idea. Going to run this today and let y'all know

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    Quote Originally Posted by basicchannel View Post
    Haven't tested yet but that's the idea. Going to run this today and let y'all know
    Good luck! I've tried that plus running a batch file, tried creating a program with no source files and running the installer from an anonymous share. Tried all sorts of combinations - i cannot get this to work. I'd be delighted if you could get this to work and share the knowledge.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paid_Peanuts View Post
    Good luck! I've tried that plus running a batch file, tried creating a program with no source files and running the installer from an anonymous share. Tried all sorts of combinations - i cannot get this to work. I'd be delighted if you could get this to work and share the knowledge.
    It probably won't work and I'll be resorting to GPO installation but you gotta have faith. Why oh why couldn't they make it easier for enterprise deployment?

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    Basicchannel - did you ever get this working?

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