[Samba] Software installation by GPO ( success and fail )
Min Wai Chan
dcmwai at gmail.com
Wed Oct 15 05:19:11 MDT 2014
Just to tell you something, if you software source are on the AD DC (Not in
sysvol) just another share.
The same installation would work without the problem.
If that don't work, than you will have to try change to another MSI (Some
MSI do work)
The famous are the skype, it never work.
On Wed, Oct 15, 2014 at 6:52 PM, L.P.H. van Belle <belle at bazuin.nl> wrote:
> Great, thank you for this info, going to check this.
> and yes, i've seen wapt, thats the next im going to try.
> >-----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> >Van: Denis Cardon [mailto:denis.cardon at tranquil-it-systems.fr]
> >Verzonden: woensdag 15 oktober 2014 12:21
> >Aan: L.P.H. van Belle; samba at lists.samba.org
> >Onderwerp: Re: [Samba] Software installation by GPO ( success
> >and fail )
> >Hi Louis,
> >> Hai, In a bit testing with software deployment through GPO.
> >> Now i noticed te following. If i setup my software source
> >somewhere on the sysvol share ( and probely any other share on the DC)
> >> then i can deploy the software with computer and user GPO
> >setting. Aka works ok good all settings with software deployment.
> >> Now i noticed the following.
> >> I did setup a share on a member server the AD Domain, i did
> >setup the same rights as the sysvol share used.
> >> Now deployment with GPO does not work any more.
> >> Not as user policy or computer policy works if i want to
> >install before logon or after login.
> >> The message in event logs:
> >> ( translated ) failed to install the error is %%1612 error
> >1612 tels me unable to access the source.
> >> ( aka looks like the machine is unable to get to the
> >software. ) But im 100% sure the computer can access this,
> >> why does it work on sysvol and not on a member server with
> >exact the same rights on share, folder and files.
> >> So im wonders who is installing software through GPO objects
> >as machine/user policy from a member server.
> >> And where it works, because i cant find where this is going wrong.
> >The computer gpo use the machine account to connect to the share. You
> >can try to simulate a connexion through localsystem account
> >using psexec
> > with the following command  :
> > psexec -i -s cmd.exe
> >a new cmd.exe windows will open running as localsystem account
> >and then
> >you can try to connect to the share where your software setup
> >files are
> > net use f: \\myserver\myshare
> >However IMHO, group policies are not a proper solution for software
> >deployment (and MS would also advise you to use SCCM for that
> >We developped an opensource solution for that purpose similar
> >to apt-get
> >. Don't hesitates to ask me if you have any questions.
> > http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb897553.aspx
> > http://dev.tranquil.it/wiki/WAPT
> >> Thanks Louis
> >Denis Cardon
> >Tranquil IT Systems
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> >12 avenue Jules Verne
> >44230 Saint Sébastien sur Loire
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