The following recommendations are for executing custom scripts, VBS scripts, and software installations on the K1000 appliance.
The first thing to do for any application or script is to determine the specific commands to execute from a DOS Command-line:
msiexec /i textpad.msi
2. Test the script or software installation outside of the K1000 appliance using the Windows Local System User account to make sure that it installs successfully.
(The reason for this is that the K1000 appliance executes Scripts and Managed Installations as the Local System User. This test helps to ensure there is not an issue with account privileges for the installation.
Use the following FAQ to create the Local System User command prompt.
How to mimic running a script as Local System User
Doing these two steps before configuring a Script or Managed Installation in the K1000 appliance will help save time when troubleshooting why specific commands are not working when executed by the K1000 appliance.