Some technical Questions for my individual Deployment

//Some technical Questions for my individual Deployment
Some technical Questions for my individual Deployment2017-12-17T20:36:31+00:00

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  • Stefan
    Post count: 4


    I did some testing with the toolkit and I like it.
    I don’t have SCCM. I did code my own deployment-software with powershell to setup terminal-servers from scratch.
    I have a few technical questions …

    – My powershell-script, which starts the installation of the packages, has ist own logfile. The PS-App-Deploy-Toolkit logs everything to console and to an individual logfile. Would it be possible to “tee” the toolkit-output to my logfile too?

    – I have 5 different server-installations. My current packages contain the information, which Installation-type the package is applicable.
    It contains a line like “$ApplicationFor = @(“Install-A”,”Install-B”,”Install-D”)”. If the package is not applicable, the Installation does not even start.
    How could I implement this easily to a toolkit-package?

    – Will there be issues, if I would change the file-name of “Deploy-Application.ps1” to a custom name?

    – My logging-function is also named “Write-Log”. 🙁

    Thank you!

    • This topic was modified 9 months, 1 week ago by  Stefan.
  • Francois
    Post count: 105


    1. Yes you may give the name you want to the log file. It is just a variable. Check the write-log funciton.
    2. Not sure to understand your point but you may add variables test.ps1 -typeinstall install-A.
    3. No, we are working like that. All packages has its own name.
    4. …

  • Stefan
    Post count: 4

    I did rethink my strategy about it. I will keep things simple.

    1. I will not take the toolkit log into my log.
    2. I will use an additional control file, which contains the installation-type.
    3. I will keep the name and try to leave everything untouched.
    4. My plans were to DotSource the script, which would be problematic. I will just call it with start-process.

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