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Can not Install ThinApp Factory on VMware Workstation 8

Posted on 2013-01-12
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Hi,

I get an error when importing OVF 'Line 117: Unsupported element 'Property'.

Attached a screenshot.

Have met the prerequisites:

VMW 8.0 later
2 CPUs
Shared VMs must be configured using Port 443 (I am using 444)
The Workstation Server service must be started

If I run ThinApp Factory installer instead

I can't get past the login screen to the Workstation server login (using my local admin account details)

Please see below log from appfactory, have also attached screenshot.

C:\Deployer\.\path.py:32: DeprecationWarning: the md5 module is deprecated; use hashlib instead
2013-01-12 21:38:36,375:INFO:deployer:ThinApp Factory Setup Wizard starting (build 911033)
2013-01-12 21:38:36,375:INFO:deployer:Using ThinApp Factory appliance 911034
2013-01-12 21:38:36,375:INFO:deployer:Using PySide version 1.0.2 (Qt 4.7.2)
2013-01-12 21:38:41,454:DEBUG:deployer:Running begin hook for <pages.TargetPage object at 0x065CD030>
2013-01-12 21:38:41,456:DEBUG:deployer:Moving to next page, data:
2013-01-12 21:38:41,456:DEBUG:deployer:{}
2013-01-12 21:38:45,342:DEBUG:deployer:Running begin hook for <pages.LoginPage object at 0x065CD058>
2013-01-12 21:38:45,344:DEBUG:deployer:Moving to next page, data:
2013-01-12 21:38:45,345:DEBUG:deployer:{'workerType': 'full', 'target': 'ws', 'maxWorker': 1, 'netType': 'DHCP', 'netName': 'NAT', 'vcHost': 'localhost'}
2013-01-12 21:38:51,188:DEBUG:connection:Connecting to VC, host=127.0.0.1, user=user1, dc=None
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "util.pyc", line 55, in run
   
  File "deployer.py", line 445, in LoginVC
  File "afdeploy\connection.pyc", line 58, in __init__
  File "pyVim\connect.pyc", line 31, in Connect
  File "pyVim\connect.pyc", line 55, in __Login
  File "pyVmomi\VmomiSupport.pyc", line 290, in <lambda>
  File "pyVmomi\VmomiSupport.pyc", line 126, in _InvokeMethod
  File "pyVmomi\SoapAdapter.pyc", line 535, in InvokeMethod
httplib.HTTPException: 400 Bad Request
2013-01-12 21:42:00,510:INFO:deployer:Wizard complete, return: 0
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One thing I see is the use of port 444.  It really does require 443. There are hard coded settings in the fling for use in Workstation which dictates the use of TCP 443.

For more info, see the VMware ThinApp blog article discussing Troubleshooting tips when using the ThinApp Factory fling in VMware Workstation.
http://blogs.vmware.com/thinapp/2012/06/troubleshooting-thinapp-factory-installs-when-using-workstation.html
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