InstallAnywhere Knowledge Base

InstallAnywhere Knowledge Base

Digitally Sign Uninstaller

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SummaryThis article describes how to digitally sign the Uninstaller & other LaunchAnywhere launchers installed by InstallAnywhere Windows installer built from Non-Windows platform. After digitally signing the launchers, the Publish field of the UAC ...
by VineethaNair Active participant

Apply File Attributes to Uninstaller

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SummaryThis article describes how to apply File Attributes to the Uninstaller installed by InstallAnywhere Windows installer built from Non-Windows platform. After applying File Attributes, the customized properties will be visible in the Properties-...
by VineethaNair Active participant

Generating Patches with InstallAnywhere

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SummaryThe following example illustrates a guide to creating patch installers using InstallAnywhere, complete with sample projects (see Attachment: GeneratingPatchesWithInstallAnywhere.zip). This example may be especially helpful for developers inter...
by Revenera Revenera_Ian Revenera

Specifying a Valid VM List for a Pure Java Installer

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SummaryThis article goes over why the Valid VM List will not work with a pure Java installer and provides a workaround for this limitationSynopsisYou can specify a list of Java Virtual Machines for the installer to run with under the Project > JVM Se...
by Revenera tphamda Revenera

Setting an InstallAnywhere Variable from within Custom Code

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SummaryTo set an InstallAnywhere Variable from within Custom Code, the setVariable(String varName, Object value) method can be used.SynopsisTo set an InstallAnywhere Variable from within Custom Code, the setVariable(String varName, Object value) meth...
by nbikos Pilgrim

Using Mapped Network Drives in InstallAnywhere

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SummaryOut of the box, a Windows environment with UAC (Vista and later) will not allow for mapped drives to be used by all applications.SynopsisWith the introduction of UAC, mapped drives and their availability may behave differently than expected. S...
by nbikos Pilgrim

How to Determine Which Features Were Selected by the User

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SummaryHow to obtain a list of chosen features and execute actions based on what features were chosen.SynopsisWith a Choose Install Sets panel, the end user is able to select which Product Features they want to install. It can be useful to know what ...
by Revenera tphamda Revenera

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

Creating an Upgrade in InstallAnywhere

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SummaryHow to create an upgrade using the Upgrades view in InstallAnywhere.SynopsisAn upgrade will update earlier versions of a product by uninstalling the earlier versions of your product?if they are present?before installing the new version. If the...
by Revenera tphamda Revenera