[mapguide-internals] My MSI Install Issues

Jason Birch Jason.Birch at nanaimo.ca
Tue Mar 17 11:58:53 EDT 2009

I've created a patch that I think fixes these rollback problems and
attached to the following ticket:


I've tried this on a Windows 2003 install, with IIS, PHP, and it appears
to work.  You will need to install the VS2008 SP1 redist first though;
not sure why the MSM bundling is not working for me; I think we're going
to have to figure out some way of creating a bootstrapper, this is


If anyone wants a copy of the installer, send me an email directly.  I
don't have a lot of bandwidth, and this thing is up over 100Mb now, but
I'm willing to share a bit :)


-----Original Message-----
From: Crispin_at_1Spatial
Sent: March-16-09 11:00 AM
To: mapguide-internals at lists.osgeo.org
Subject: [mapguide-internals] My MSI Install Issues


Got another MSI today but can't get it to install... it rollsback at the
of the web services file-copy so I have two issues (logs are from the

 1) Server Only Install
Looks like I am missing the service registration element?

Info 1721. There is a problem with this Windows Installer package. A
required for this install to complete could not be run. Contact your
personnel or package vendor. Action: MgServerInstallCA, location:
Files\OSGeo\MapGuide Server\bin\mgserver.exe, command: install "MapGuide
Server 2.1" 

 2) Web Server Extensions (.net Only)
Gets so close... it's a bit harsh doing a complete rollback if the
fails - looks like there are things that try to run and fail even if I
select to do a manual configuration.

Action start 10:28:03: InstallFinalize.
Action ended 10:28:19: InstallFinalize. Return value 3.
Action ended 10:28:21: INSTALL. Return value 3.
Action ended 10:28:21: ExecuteAction. Return value 3.
Action start 10:28:21: FatalError.
Action ended 10:28:32: FatalError. Return value 2.
Action ended 10:28:32: INSTALL. Return value 3.
=== Logging stopped: 3/16/2009  10:28:32 ===
MSI (c) (E4:B4) [10:28:32:168]: Product: MapGuide Open Source 2.1 --
Configuration failed.

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