MSI Packages module parameters

The PackagerMsi module (PackagerMsi) is the method used by BMC Client Management to create Microsoft packages for software distribution. MSI offers the possibility to manage multiple patch application, override default Windows Installer policies if necessary, and optional product features via a simple yet efficient request & delivery service, among other things. This module is loaded by default only on the master if it is a Windows device.

Parameter

Default Value

Description

Archive File Extension

.zip

Defines the type of extension for the custom package to be created. Be aware that this extension is valid for all packages which are created. If you modify the extension after having created a number of packages already the packager does not recognize the packages with the old extension any more.

Maximum Number of Retries

5

Defines the number of times the publishing process is repeated after a failure before the whole process is declared failed.

Retry Interval (sec)

300

Defines the minimum amount of time between each retry for publishing in seconds.

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