[wix-users] can we pass custom property to a .bat file in the installer?

John Cooper JoCooper at jackhenry.com
Thu Oct 13 17:20:47 PDT 2016

Yes, I do it all the time.  You need to respect quoting rules with some values.

I've also used Octopus substitutions in PowerShell script to deploy MSI's and Burn Bundles in this manner.

John Merryweather Cooper
Senior Software Engineer -- Integration Development Group -- Enterprise Notification Service
Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.® | Lenexa, KS  66214 | Office:  913-341-3434x431050
JoCooper at jackhenry.com

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Wondering if we can pass custom parameters from msi to an bat file inside msi....

For example,  after we create package.msi, we can do this msiexec /i c:\path\to\package.msi /quiet /qn /norestart /log c:\path\to\install.log PROPERTY1=value1 PROPERTY2=value2

but values of PROPERTY1 and PREPERTY2 will pass to a .bat file as %1 and %2

Thanks a lot!


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