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troubleshooting Question

Unattended MPS Join Server Farm

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I am having problems with an unattended install of MPS 4.0 to join an existing farm.

Essentially, I am modifying the mps.msi file using Orca. The install appears to run swimmingly until it tries to make an ODBC connection. At this point the install fails and rolls back.

When looking at the event log I see the following
Event Type:      Error
Event Source:      MsiInstaller
Event Category:      None
Event ID:      10005
Date:            12/8/2006
Time:            8:50:37 AM
User:            <some hidden account name>
Computer:      IMG-DCO-XXXX
Product: Citrix MetaFrame Presentation Server for Windows -- Error 26009. Could not Access the datastore using the DSN file, Username and password given function UseFileDSN returned failure in CTX_MF_IMA_Silent_ODBC

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0000: 7b 38 37 36 35 38 30 45   {876580E
0008: 33 2d 32 45 35 32 2d 34   3-2E52-4
0010: 46 34 38 2d 41 37 42 38   F48-A7B8
0018: 2d 32 39 38 42 39 44 37   -298B9D7
0020: 39 35 39 37 30 7d         95970}  

Now, I am able to manually install MPS successfully and make a connection to the MS SQL 2000 server using identical credentials. The DSN file I am using is the one that was created by the manual install.

Our farm will be quite large and spinning disk is not an option. If you require more information please let me know. Any help guidance or ideas would be greatly appreciated.

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