Changes between Version 3 and Version 4 of FeatureWindows


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02/25/07 13:12:21 (16 years ago)
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dclark
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    v3 v4  
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    1616== Packages == 
    17 Listing and removal of packages should be pretty easy via WMI. For installation in most cases the admin would need to figure out the correct silent install flags (there is a web site that catalogs a lot of this information), and include that in the bcfg2 server-side XML along with a URL (like with the RPM plugin); the bcfg2 client itself would need to take care of download, perhaps via the [http://linux.duke.edu/projects/urlgrabber/ urlgrabber python module]. 
     17Listing and removal of packages should be pretty easy via WMI. For installation in most cases the admin would need to figure out the correct silent install flags (there is a [http://www.appdeploy.com/ web site] that catalogs a lot of this information), and include that in the bcfg2 server-side XML along with a URL (like with the RPM plugin); the bcfg2 client itself would need to take care of download, perhaps via the [http://linux.duke.edu/projects/urlgrabber/ urlgrabber python module]. 
    1818 
    1919Another option would be to utilize one of the existing FLOSS tools for dealing with Windows packages, such as [http://wpkg.org/ WPKG]. 
     
    2121== Prior FLOSS Art == 
    2222 * [http://www.autoitscript.com/autoit3/ AutoIt] - For dealing with packages that don't have a silent install option 
    23  * [http://www.opensysadmin.com/trac/ticket/4 French Stuff] - [http://ocsinventory.sourceforge.net/ Open Computers and Software Inventory - Next Generation] and [http://www.glpi-project.org/spip.php?lang=en GLPI - Gestionnaire libre de parc informatique] 
     23 * [http://www.opensysadmin.com/trac/ticket/4 French Stuff] 
     24   * [http://ocsinventory.sourceforge.net/ Open Computers and Software Inventory - Next Generation] 
     25   * [http://www.glpi-project.org/spip.php?lang=en GLPI - Gestionnaire libre de parc informatique] 
    2426 * Javascript thing a colleague of Desai's at ANL wrote - Desai was going to see if this can be released 
    2527 * [http://sial.org/howto/cfengine/windows/ Managing Windows with CFEngine and Perl] 
     
    2729 * [http://www.cfengine.org/docs/cfengine-NT/ Porting cfengine to Windows NT] 
    2830 * [http://isg.ee.ethz.ch/tools/realmen/ Real Men Don't Click] - Tobi Oetiker's stuff 
     31   * [http://isg.ee.ethz.ch/tools/realmen/res/index.en.html More Prior FLOSS Art] 
    2932 * [http://unattended.sourceforge.net/ Unattended] - Bare Metal Installs, Package Management 
    3033 * [http://wpkg.org/ WPKG] - Package Management