[wpkg-users] WPKG client 1.2.1 oddities..

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Wed Aug 6 21:19:21 CEST 2008

Manny schrieb:
> Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
>> Manny schrieb:
>>> Tomasz:
>>> One thing I did notice in the Event Viewer different from when I 
>>> install using our working test WPKG server is that there is no WSH 
>>> entry.  Everything looks normal up until you are supposed to see a 
>>> few WSH entries, one for the failed .exe file check tests to see if 
>>> the software is installed and then the entry that tells you that the 
>>> software is being installed.
>>> Does that give you any clue?
>> See http://wpkg.org/FAQ - point 1 (enable logging for wpkg.js, see 
>> what it does etc.).
> So I just ran from the command line this:
> net use N: \\filer-software\winrip\RIS /user:filer-software\ntread 
> "!aut0mat1K"
> then:
> cscript \\filer-software\winrip\RIS\wpkg.js /synchronize /debug
> No errors reported, read from packages.xml fine and listed all the 
> packages inside it, also listed the profile the machine I am testing 
> with is a part of  but no software installation.  I can't enable logging 
> on the server side because we are still using version 0.9.8 but so is 
> the test server that is working.  We need to upgrade to v1.0 + to get 
> the logging going..
> I also updated the client to 1.3.5 and same symptoms prevail.  Will look 
> at the network now and see what is going on there.
> Frustrating problem..

Did you enable "Show GUI" in WPKG Client?
Do so.
Then, stop/start the service as you're logged in as Administrator:

net stop wpkgservice
net start wpkgservice

Do you see a window starting cscript?

You may substitute wpkg.js with something else, which will i.e. pause 
for several seconds.

Tomasz Chmielewski

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