[wix-users] Suitability of MSI

Ven H venh.123 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 6 09:13:52 PST 2020

I need to take care of the installation / configuration of the following
features. Is MSI a best fit for all these requirements, especially Database?

Prereqs Check (no installation / uninstallation)
Enable / Disable Features
Create / Update / Remove Registry Entries
Register / Unregister COMs (with Heat)
Register / Unregister GAC (with Heat and XSL transform)
Set / Remove ACL
Update IIS Settings (Web Site, Binding, Auth, Default Document, App Pool
Props, Mime Types etc)
Create / Remove Event Viewer Categories
Start / Stop Services
Add / Remove MSMSQ
Add / Remove Shortcuts
Install / Upgrade Databases (including Create / Update tables, Stored
Procedures, Indexes, Triggers and so on)
Lots of files (with Heat)
Manage web.config files
Custom Actions

Rollback (including DB)

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