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When Running SilentInstaller.py Script Remotely "Error 0x80070643: Failed to execute MSI package" Occurs


Published: 11 Sep 2021
Last Modified Date: 14 Sep 2021

Issue

When running the SilentInstaller.py script remotely with Windows Remote Management(WinRM) on PowerShell, automated installation failed with the following error:

Error 0x80070643: Failed to install MSI package.
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Environment

  • Tableau Server
  • Windows Server
  • Running Remote Commands 

Resolution

Run the SilentInstaller.py script locally or via Remote Desktop Protocol.

Cause

Unfortunately, the ability to run SilentInstaller.py with Windows Remote Management(WinRM) is not currently built into the product.
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