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How to edit we.config file using Install shield


How to edit we.config file using Install shield
ie: my requirement is to change Data Source while running setup file created in Install shield

below is my website web.config connection string section

Also how to find server ip address and SQL Server instance within Install shield

Using Install shield Basic MSI Project

Thanks & Regards
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This thread should help

Also search for "Using Windows Installer Properties to Dynamically Modify Text Files" in Help.

One way to get the IP Address is to do a custom action that uses IPCONFIG to retrieve the IP Address.
Can you add a text box for the user to enter the Instance name in one of your dialogs?
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