InstallAnywhere Knowledge Base

InstallAnywhere Knowledge Base

InvocationTargetException When Running the Uninstaller of an InstallAnywhere Installed Product

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SummaryWhen trying to launch the uninstaller of an InstallAnywhere installed product on a target system, one might see an error with a Stack Trace.SymptomsWhen trying to launch the uninstaller of an InstallAnywhere installed product on a target syste...
by acurry Flexera Alumni

Disk Space Check Reporting Available Free Space for Root Partition, /, Instead of the Targeted Partition

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SummaryIssue where the Disk Space Check always reports the available free space on the root partition, /, instead of the targeted partitionSymptomsDuring runtime, the disk space check which reports the disk space available, always reports the value f...
by Revenera tphamda Revenera

InstallAnywhere Triage and Preliminary Troubleshooting

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Providing the necessary information to allow a Support Engineer to begin troubleshooting your issue is one of the best ways to avoid delays. This article discusses what type of information to include and how to gather it when submitting an InstallA...
by Revenera Community Admin tony_flexera Revenera Community Admin

Changes to Authentication and Code Signing Support for OS X Based Installers in InstallAnywhere 2014 Hotfix A

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SummaryThis article talks about the changes to Authentication and Code Signing Support for OS X Based Installers in InstallAnywhere 2014 Hotfix ASynopsisInstallAnywhere 2014 Hotfix A brings updated authentication support for Mac OS X installers for O...
by Flexera sunshine Flexera

Supported Java Virtual Machines for each Version of InstallAnywhere

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SummaryThis article shows the supported Java virtual machines for different versions of InstallAnywhereSynopsisThe following is a listing of Java virtual machines that are supported by InstallAnywhere organized by each version.Note: InstallAnywhere-g...
by Revenera tphamda Revenera

Running Project Automation Java Class with 64-bit JDK Results in Error

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SummaryThis article discusses the issue with running Project Automation Java class with 64-bit JDK which results in the project failing to be saved by a node-locked licensed copy of InstallAnywhere.SymptomsRunning the Project Automation Java class wi...
by Flexera asalgia Flexera

Determining Whether a Silent Install Was Successful

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SummaryWays to check for errors and determine if a silent installation was successfulSynopsisWhen an installation runs in silent mode, there is no user interaction. As a result, no output is displayed to the end user notifying them whether or not an ...
by Revenera tphamda Revenera

Enumerating InstallAnywhere Variables at Run Time Using Custom Code Action

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SummaryThis article shows how one can enumerate InstallAnywhere Variables using a custom code at runtime.SynopsisInstallAnywhere variables are used to store data that are used by many standard actions, and this data can be shared between actions in a...
by Flexera sunshine Flexera

Using a buildproperties.properties File

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SummaryInformation on how to use a buildproperties.properties file for building installersSynopsisYou can use a buildproperties.properties file to build installers for a project. To do this, pass the ?p argument with the path and name of the buildpro...
by Revenera tphamda Revenera

How to use Source Paths to allow sharing the same project file on different machines

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SummaryThis articles goes over how to use Source Paths to allow sharing project files in different environmentsSynopsisYou can use source paths to reference file resources using variable paths instead of absolute paths. If you move your project and s...
by Revenera tphamda Revenera

Create, Configure, and Install a Web Shortcut with an Installer on Windows

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SummaryThis article discusses how to create a web shortcut, configure the web shortcut based on user input, then install that web shortcut on Windows.SynopsisThis article discusses how to create a web shortcut, configure the web shortcut based on use...
by Revenera Revenera_Ian Revenera

Localizing Custom Code

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SummaryHow to localize custom code actions, panels, and consoles.SynopsisThis article explains how to internationalize custom code actions, panels, and consoles.DiscussionThe InstallAnywhere API provides a simple means for localizing custom code acti...
by Revenera tphamda Revenera

How to Cast $SKIP_UNINSTALL$ InstallAnywhere Variable To String Or Boolean Data Type

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SummaryThis article discusses how to cast the $SKIP_UNINSTALL$ InstallAnywhere variable to a string or boolean data type for use in Custom Code.SynopsisThis article discusses how to cast the $SKIP_UNINSTALL$ InstallAnywhere variable to a string or bo...
by Revenera Revenera_Ian Revenera