At the moment I can deploy SPSS 24 as an unattended silent installation using the following runtime parameters ( – I won’t write the actual authcodes here 🙂 ) – from my PDQ-deploy
msiexec.exe /i “IBM SPSS Statistics 24.msi” AUTHCODE=”xxxxxxxxxxx” COMPANYNAME=”Gothenburg University” ALLUSERS=1 /qn /norestart /log c:tempspss24basic_output.log
But when I attempt to install Sample Power 3 the same way using the same syntax but with the specific authcode for Sample Power 3 – the program “cannot find a valid license” when started.
I know that the authcode is correct – If I do a manual installation and enter the code when prompted for it – the program works fine.
I do find a couple of oddities i the logfile when it comes to the licensing:
… this section here:
Action start 13:22:14: InstallFinalize.
Info 1721.There is a problem with this Windows Installer package. A program required for this install to complete could not be run. Contact your support personnel or package vendor. Action: SPSSlinit_ENG, location: C:Program Files (x86)IBMSPSSSamplePower3, command: “C:Program Files (x86)IBMSPSSSamplePower3spsslinit.exe” -f 9503 -v 3.0 -q
1: LaunchSPSSActivator 2: 0
Action ended 13:22:20: InstallFinalize. Return value 1.
And this one:
Property(S): ISSCRIPT_VERSION_MISSING = The InstallScript engine is missing from this machine. If available, please run ISScript.msi, or contact your support personnel for further assistance.
Property(S): ISVROOT_PORT_NO = 0
I would rather not have to install Sample Power 3 manually on 100 computers, so please, can somebody help me solve this?