FCS uses the Microsoft Software Installer (MSI) for most of its components. MSI is built into the operating system, and the file name (used both by system service and installer executive)
is MSIEXEC.EXE. When you run this program by itself in a command prompt, you’ll see the offering of parameters in a dialog box. It works primarily on files with a MSI extension, amongst others.
MSIEXEC has logging options that can be very useful when trying to troubleshoot installer issues. By appending ‘/l*v install.log’ to the
command line (or your log file name of choice), you will get a fully verbose output. The switches are: