yivabapo
Flexera beginner

detecting cards through Installshield

Hello Guys,

How can i detect network cards [NIC] using Installshield [Any setting/ installscript]?
I need to detect how many NICs are present on the host machine and perform some actions accordingly.
Please guide.
Thanks

 

 

 

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banna_k
Flexera
Flexera

Re: detecting cards through Installshield

Hi @yivabapo,

In order to get the network adapter information , you need to call the windows API "GetAdaptersInfo" either through the custom action or from the installscript.

More information on Managing Network Adapters Using "GetAdaptersInfo" van be found at the below link:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/iphlp/managing-network-adapters-using-getadaptersinfo...

 

One related old community threads for reference:

https://community.flexera.com/t5/InstallShield-Forum/how-to-detect-network-cards-through-Installshie...

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