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Re: [HTCondor-users] Windows installer for version 9.0.1 does not work.

I investigated this error and it looks like there is a bug in the win_install_helper program so that it does not work when Condor is installed anywhere other than C:\Condor

I have created a ticket for this bug
[HTCONDOR-543] win_install_helper does not handle -config arg correctly. so it works only in C:\Condor - Jira (atlassian.net)

Until this bug is fixed, you must install to C:\Condor or this error will continue to occur.

Thank you for bringing this to our attention

From: HTCondor-users <htcondor-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx> on behalf of Sergey A. Komissarov via HTCondor-users <htcondor-users@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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Subject: [HTCondor-users] Windows installer for version 9.0.1 does not work.

I'm trying to install new version of HTCondor on Windows 10. Installer is started from the command line with administrator privileges. Previous installations of HTCondor removed before install. In the msiexec log I see the following error:

Action 16:04:07: MakeAdminToken.
CustomAction MakeAdminToken returned actual error code 2 (note this may not be 100% accurate if translation happened inside sandbox)
Error 1722. There is a problem with this Windows Installer package. A program run as part of the setup did not finish as expected. Contact your support personnel or package vendor. Action MakeAdminToken, location: C:\Temp\condor\bin\win_install_helper.exe, command: -config C:\Temp\condor\condor_config -sid S-1-5-21-2254204192-2266259495-1390949045-1001 -key LOCAL -token C:\Temp\condor\tokens.d\admin

I installed the latest VC redistributable and tried to give full control to the folder 'C:\Temp\condor' for 'Everyone' but it does not help. Any ideas what can go wrong?

Full installer log is here: https://pastebin.com/bTQTM2s8

Sergey Komissarov
Senior Software Developer

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