SoftwareDistributionPackage.PopulatePackageFromWindowsInstaller Method (String)

 

Applies To: Windows Server Update Services

Creates a WindowsInstallerItem installable item from the given file.

Namespace:   Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration
Assembly:  Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration (in Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration.dll)

Public Sub PopulatePackageFromWindowsInstaller (
	filePath As String
)

Parameters

filePath
Type: System.String

The path to the

Exception Condition
InvalidOperationException

This package is not empty, or else a Populate() method has been called previously.

ArgumentNullException

filePath is null.

FileNotFoundException

filePath could not be found.

Win32Exception

There was a failure extracting data from the MSI package.

The product code will be extracted automatically from the input MSI file. The package type remains the same. (The default: type is Application.)

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