Symantec SAV Corp 9.0 MSI package customization and AD rollout
Posted on 2004-09-15
I need to create a customized (.mst) file to the already done MSI package provided with SAV 9.0.
How do I do this? I used Symantec Packager before which worked as a charm, now I'm a bit new
to this MST creation. I already have done a MST for MS Office2003 with there Office Resource Kit,
but it doesn't seem that Symantec provides with any similar solution to the ORK...?
"Cannot find a Packager PMI file for Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition 9.0
In the documentation for Symantec AntiVirus 9.0, it says that when you use the unsupported tool Packager to distribute the Symantec AntiVirus software, you can use the default PMI file.
Symantec AntiVirus 9.0 does not have a PMI file for use with Packager. Symantec AntiVirus 9.0 is now an MSI that can be edited using any MSI editor tool. The reference to a default PMI with the unsupported Packager is referencing the use of legacy Symantec AntiVirus 8.x PMI's."
Also if I manage to create a MST file and roll out SAV 9.0 via GPO, how does it work with live
updates of the AV engine and stuff, doesn't the MSI do a re-rollout then and consider it as
a damaged MSI ?