The installer has encountered an unexpected error installing this package. The error code is 2103. The arguments are: 26

  • 7000825
  • 02-Jul-2008
  • 26-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell Identity Manager Client Login Extensions

Situation

The IDM Client Login Extensions are installed on a Windows workstation, using the following example install line:

msiexec /i "\\server\path\IdentityManagerClientLoginExtension_en.msi" /q


The install fails and the following error is reported in the Windows Event Log:

"The installer has encountered an unexpected error installing this package. This may indicate a problem with this package. The error code is 2103. The arguments are: 26"

Resolution

The installer returns this error as the user doesn't have a profile to allow the installation of this executable.
To resolve this use the ALLUSERS=2 switch on the misexec command line to allow the use of the All Users profile.

For more information see the Microsoft Article ID: 888471.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/888471/en-us

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