[wpkg-users] How to track the overall installation progress?

Stefan Pendl stefan.pendl.71 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 17 22:22:52 CET 2015

Am 17.02.2015 um 21:07 schrieb Holger Kröber:
> Hello,
> what can i do to track the overall installation progress? E.g. when i 
> deploy package x,
> after three days i want to know, how many computers (e.g 20 of 44) 
> have successfully (or not) installed this package.
> I already put the wpgk-logfiles on a network share, but these logfiles 
> are not suitable for this kind of task (to much information, to hard 
> to extract the information etc).
> One logfile for each package and each computer would be great, like 
> this: "Computer1-PackageX-Success.log" or
> "Computer1-PackageY-ERROR.log". This way, i would have a quick 
> overview and the name of the logfile is enough information, no need to 
> write content to the logs.
> How you guys handle this?

I copy the local "%SystemRoot%\System32\wpkg.xml" file to a server 
location too.
This file contains the current state of the packages on the system.

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Stefan P.

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