[wix-users] Managed Bootstrapper: Error 0x80070002: Failed while prompting for source

Farrukh Waheed farrukh1 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 30 06:10:48 PDT 2016

Thanks for the reply John. But I'm not getting your point. Can you please
provide more details?

On 30 March 2016 at 18:08, John Cooper <JoCooper at jackhenry.com> wrote:

> In WiX 3.10.2 and later, you're going to have problems the bundle like
> that.  You're getting ACCESS DENIED.
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> Hi Experts,
> I'm delivering 3 msi packages in my Managed Bootstrapper (MBA). User is
> given choice to select which packages he/she wants to install. All goes
> well. When user tries to Modify the installation from Control Panel,
> selects new package from dialog and original source (MBA.exe) is missing,
> installation failed with following log:
> [553C:0A88][2016-03-30T16:00:54]w341: Prompt for source of container:
> WixAttachedContainer, path: D:\work\MBA.Install.Bundle\bin\Debug\MBA.exe
> [553C:0A88][2016-03-30T16:00:54]e054: Failed to resolve source for file:
> D:\work\MBA.Install.Bundle\bin\Debug\MBA.exe, error: 0x80070002.
> [553C:0A88][2016-03-30T16:00:54]e000: Error 0x80070002: Failed while
> prompting for source (original path
> 'D:\work\MBA.Install.Bundle\bin\Debug\MBA.exe').
> [553C:0A88][2016-03-30T16:00:54]e311: Failed to acquire container:
> WixAttachedContainer to working path:
> C:\Users\Me\AppData\Local\Temp\{1338381A-F85F-4B6D-83EA-A0A2D1A369C1}\10A35D6D6CAC04B3DC248033B1588CBD67AD698B,
> error: 0x80070002.
> [553C:0A88][2016-03-30T16:00:54]i000: CachePackageComplete:
> Pkg_Id=EMS.Server Resulted=None
> [553C:0A88][2016-03-30T16:00:54]i000: CacheComplete: Status=-2147024894
> [553C:3C24][2016-03-30T16:00:54]e000: Error 0x80070002: Failed while
> caching, aborting execution.
> I've tried to capture this in ResolveSource event handler. e.LocalSource
> and e.DownloadSource are readonly properties. There is not criteria to
> download missing file, all needs to be present locally.
> I read about the Propmpt to get the Source of original installer here:
> https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/heaths/2007/10/25/resolvesource-requires-source/
> but this is about msi installer, while in my MBA, this dialog is
> suppressed.
> How can I take set the LocalSource manually (may be by taking input via
> dialog from user)?
> Can I set WixAttachedContainer to some other working path at runtime but
> taking input from user?
> Thanks a bunch...
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