Creating a Script-Based Deployment Type

When you hear the word “script,” you may think of something written in VBScript, PowerShell, or some other scripting language. When you work with applications, a script-based installer will be a familiar type. This could be an .exe, .bat, .com, .vbs, or any other type of command that you would run from a command line to install software (other than Windows Installer, covered in the “About Creating Applications” section of this chapter). This section walks through the process to add a new DT to an existing application. The steps are similar to the process for creating a new Windows Installer-based DT, but there are significant differences. Follow these steps to create a script-based DT for the Microsoft ...

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