Wise Virtual Composer 6.1 SP6 known issues

Article:DOC2969  |  Created: 2010-09-20  |  Updated: 2010-09-20  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC2969
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Issue

Workaround, if any

 To enable the new feature to stream packages by file association, XPF packages must be recompiled.  This adds the necessary information to associate file extensions after the package is streamed.
Upgrade packages created in 6.1 SP4 display an error when streamed to 64-bit platforms. Upgrade packages created in 6.1 SP4 should be recompiled in 6.1 SP6 before streaming to 64-bit operating systems. Recompiling adds an updated checkapp.bat file that enables the package to be streamed

You are unable to create upgrade packages for 32-bit applications using 64-bit Composer.

Use 32-bit Composer on a 32-bit computer to create upgrade packages for 32-bit applications.

You are unable to see the Toolbars & Docking Windows and Application Lock options under VIEW on Windows Vista 64-bit.

This occurs only on Windows Vista 64-bit and does not affect functionality.

Creating an upgrade package fails if Partial activation is enabled on the virtual layer on the packaging computer.

If you receive an "unable to open files" error when creating an upgrade package, make sure that partial activation is disabled on the virtual layer you are upgrading.

When using the Wise Virtual Composer command line interface, the /o switch doesn't work if the location contains files that were created during a failed export.

Delete all of the files in the specified location and re-export the package.

You receive an error message while trying to create XPF packages using the mapped network path.

Copy the installation source to the local packaging computer.

You see “Engine.Product.ID” as the Property value for Open Office 3.0 instead of the product ID in the Open Office 3.0 default template file.

This problem only occurs in Windows Vista. To avoid this problem, run Wise Virtual Composer on a different operating system.

You receive an error in the Layer Wizard after selecting Data layer as the Layer Type.

This problem only occurs in Windows Vista. To avoid this problem, run Wise Virtual Composer on a different operating system.

Manually editing template values on Windows Vista results in not all values being saved. Edit the template on Windows 7.
After creating a data layer, and error is displayed when the layer is opened in Wise Virtual Composer. Despite the error, the layer is created correctly and can be used without issue.


 


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Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC2969


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