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Thinstaller repository and installation mechanisme

2018-02-27, 14:48 PM

Dear all,

We have the following question regarding the download behaviour of thininstaller.

What happens if thininstall should downlaod 3 packages and is interrupted (VPN, roaming, sleep) for example during the second download. What happens at reconnect? Will thininstall continue downloading from where it stopped or will it restart from package 1 or package 2 or will it even restart? Does thininstaller have a connection timeout?

 

We have a questionmark regarding implementation with SCCM for for systems that have already been deployed...if we would use a sccm package with the deployment options to "Downlaod content from distribution point and run locally" it would download the hole content repository GB for all models to the client and execute thininstaller after.

 

If we would choose "Run from Distribution Point" then we should exactly know what happens in case of connection lost.

 

Does anyone have experience ?

 

Thx and regards

 

 

 

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Re: Thinstaller repository and installation mechanisme

2018-02-27, 15:20 PM

what results have you seen during your testing?  have you tried putting a system to sleep or forcefully interrupting the downloads as you described?

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Re: Thinstaller repository and installation mechanisme

2018-02-27, 15:24 PM

no..we hoped that someone else already gained experience and could give us heads-up before we have to reinvent the wheel again :smileyhappy:

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Re: Thinstaller repository and installation mechanisme

2018-02-27, 15:53 PM

this is a snippet of my smsts.log when my thininstaller task sequence executes followed by pulling the network cable.  as you can see, the applicable packages are found but failed to download.:

 

	Message: Executing the StartProcess PackageInstallerProcess	InstallSoftware	2/27/2018 10:35:50 AM	12136 (0x2F68)
InstallSoftware	2/27/2018 10:35:50 AM	12136 (0x2F68)
Info	2018-02-27 , 10:35:50	InstallSoftware	2/27/2018 10:35:50 AM	12136 (0x2F68)
	at Tvsu.Engine.Process.PackageInstallerProcess.ChangeInstallFailedUpdates(ArrayList list)	InstallSoftware	2/27/2018 10:35:50 AM	12136 (0x2F68)
	Message: The update Lenovo Active Protection System / Intelligent Cooling - 10 [64] download failed, the file C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\\ThinInstaller\n1msk20w_1064\ does not exist or the file's CRC is incorrect..	InstallSoftware	2/27/2018 10:35:50 AM	12136 (0x2F68)
InstallSoftware	2/27/2018 10:35:50 AM	12136 (0x2F68)
Info	2018-02-27 , 10:35:50	InstallSoftware	2/27/2018 10:35:50 AM	12136 (0x2F68)
	at Tvsu.Engine.Process.PackageInstallerProcess.ChangeInstallFailedUpdates(ArrayList list)	InstallSoftware	2/27/2018 10:35:50 AM	12136 (0x2F68)
	Message: The update Intel HD Graphics Driver - 10 [64] download failed, the file C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\\ThinInstaller\n1cdt42w\ does not exist or the file's CRC is incorrect..	InstallSoftware	2/27/2018 10:35:50 AM	12136 (0x2F68)
InstallSoftware	2/27/2018 10:35:50 AM	12136 (0x2F68)
Info	2018-02-27 , 10:35:50	InstallSoftware	2/27/2018 10:35:50 AM	12136 (0x2F68)
	at Tvsu.Engine.Process.PackageInstallerProcess.ChangeInstallFailedUpdates(ArrayList list)	InstallSoftware	2/27/2018 10:35:50 AM	12136 (0x2F68)
	Message: The update Lenovo Scaling Utility - 7/10 [32,64]/8.1 [64] download failed, the file C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\\ThinInstaller\n14us42w\ does not exist or the file's CRC is incorrect..	InstallSoftware	2/27/2018 10:35:50 AM	12136 (0x2F68)
InstallSoftware	2/27/2018 10:35:50 AM	12136 (0x2F68)
Info	2018-02-27 , 10:35:50	InstallSoftware	2/27/2018 10:35:50 AM	12136 (0x2F68)
	at Tvsu.Engine.Process.PackageInstallerProcess.ChangeInstallFailedUpdates(ArrayList list)	InstallSoftware	2/27/2018 10:35:50 AM	12136 (0x2F68)
	Message: The update Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver - 10 [64] download failed, the file C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\\ThinInstaller\nz1it03w\ does not exist or the file's CRC is incorrect..	InstallSoftware	2/27/2018 10:35:50 AM	12136 (0x2F68)
InstallSoftware	2/27/2018 10:35:50 AM	12136 (0x2F68)
Info	2018-02-27 , 10:35:50	InstallSoftware	2/27/2018 10:35:50 AM	12136 (0x2F68)
	at Tvsu.Engine.Process.PackageInstallerProcess.ChangeInstallFailedUpdates(ArrayList list)	InstallSoftware	2/27/2018 10:35:50 AM	12136 (0x2F68)
	Message: The update Lenovo Power Management Driver - 7/8/8.1/10 [64] download failed, the file C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\\ThinInstaller\n20ku09w_x64\ does not exist or the file's CRC is incorrect..	InstallSoftware	2/27/2018 10:35:50 AM	12136 (0x2F68)

further down in the log, you'll see 80072ee7 errors, which means the system cannot lookup the name in dns (network cable pulled)

 

unknown host (gethostbyname failed)	TSManager	2/27/2018 10:35:51 AM	8924 (0x22DC)
sending with winhttp failed; 80072ee7	TSManager	2/27/2018 10:35:51 AM	8924 (0x22DC)
Will retry in 6 second(s)	TSManager	2/27/2018 10:35:51 AM	8924 (0x22DC)
Retrying...	TSManager	2/27/2018 10:35:57 AM	8924 (0x22DC)
unknown host (gethostbyname failed)	TSManager	2/27/2018 10:35:57 AM	8924 (0x22DC)
sending with winhttp failed; 80072ee7	TSManager	2/27/2018 10:35:57 AM	8924 (0x22DC)
Will retry in 11 second(s)	TSManager	2/27/2018 10:35:57 AM	8924 (0x22DC)
Retrying...	TSManager	2/27/2018 10:36:08 AM	8924 (0x22DC)
unknown host (gethostbyname failed)	TSManager	2/27/2018 10:36:08 AM	8924 (0x22DC)
sending with winhttp failed; 80072ee7	TSManager	2/27/2018 10:36:08 AM	8924 (0x22DC)
Will retry in 22 second(s)	TSManager	2/27/2018 10:36:08 AM	8924 (0x22DC)
Retrying...	TSManager	2/27/2018 10:36:31 AM	8924 (0x22DC)

in the update_log, you'll also see the files can't be found on the repo:

 

	Message: Failed to find the file from server: \\<repo>\n1msk20w_1064\n1msk20w.exe
Info	2018-02-27 , 10:35:35
	at Tvsu.FileDownloader.LocalDownload.Init(FileDownloadInfo fileInfo, downloadingDelegate downDelegate)
	Message: some error were found in LocalDownload.Init function
	Exception:
		Message: the file does not exist int the server path
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