[wix-users] Installing from a mapped network drive - Force it to use UNC?

Patterson, Brent bcpatterson at xactware.com
Tue Sep 8 10:50:32 PDT 2015

Quick question:

How do I set the MSI so it uses UNC instead of mapped drive when installing?  I have a custom action that copies over a config file that uses "SourceDir", but fails due to the MSI being elevated thereby not having access to mapped drive.  Is there a simple way of configuring an option somewhere to use UNC of a mapped drive?  I can't convert from mapped drive to UNC in the custom action as it's too late, the user executing it is admin and not the same user, even though I put "Impersonate='Yes'", so the function fails.



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