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How to create .msi files using Veritas

Posted on 2004-09-30
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Dear all,

I want to install service packs through group policy.
how to convert a normal service pack (say windows 2000 SP 4) to .msi file using veritas software?
the second thing , how to deploy this package on selected users.

thanks and Regards
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The Service Pack already comes with the msi file; simply run it with "-x", which will extract the files.
Here's more information:

How to Obtain the Windows Installer Package (Update.msi) for Windows 2000 Service Packs
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=269732

Best Practices for Using Update.msi to deploy Service Packs
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=278503

HOW TO: Create Third-Party Microsoft Installer Package (MSI)
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=257718

HOW TO: Use Group Policy to Remotely Install Software in Windows 2000
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=314934

How to assign software to a specific group by using a Group Policy
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=302430

Packages Assigned to Computers with Group Policy Are Not Installed
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=278472
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