Apply a Transform to Your Installation
If you have created a transform to customize how Reflection is installed, you need to deploy the transform with the primary installation. (This is in contrast to companion installation packages, which can be chained with the primary installation or installed separately.)
You can include a transform by modifying the setup.ini file or by adding it to the setup.exe command line. Any install started with
setup.exeor with command-line installs can include a transform.
To apply a transform by modifying the setup.exe program
From your administrative installation point, open the Installation Customization Program from a desktop shortcut or by typing the following command line:
From the Select Customization dialog box, do one of the following:
Select Create a new Setup customization file for the following product.
Select Open an existing Setup customization file or Companion installer and select an
Go to the User interface panel.
Select Use this customization with interactive installs using setup.exe.
When you save your transform with this option selected, the Installation Customization Tool automatically updates the
setup.inifile to apply the transform to the Reflection installation by adding the following line to the
This modification to
setup.inimeans that any install using
setup.exe(using either the interactive user interface or using
setup.exeon a command line) will automatically apply this transform.
Save the transform to the default location (the folder that includes
The transform can now be deployed to end users via the
setup.exefile. (Users can run
setup.execan be called from a script or initiated from a command line.)
setup.inifile already specifies the transform file you want to install (as noted in step 3 of the previous procedure) do not specify the transform on the command line.
To add the transform to a setup.exe command-line install
From the command line, use the following syntax:
path_to_setup\setup.exe /install TRANSFORMS=your_transform.mst