Windows clients, exe files, and prompts


#1

I have some exes that I want to distribute via chef but I’m struggling to get past the prompts that some of them put up. They’re not UAC prompts, but agreement-type ones. Since they’re exes, they don’t always have a quiet or silent flag. An example is the AWS Inspector agent. Has anyone run into this and, if so, found a solution?


#2

For the exes with the silent flag you’ll just set those and use an execute or package resource. For the packages w/o the silent flag you might have to repackage those for distribution. It’s hard to automate packages that require user interaction.

-Tim