PSInstaller PSInstaller PSInstaller Class
PSInstaller is a class for facilitating installation of monad engine and monad PSSnapin's.
This class implements installer api from CLR. At install time, installation utilities (like InstallUtil.exe) will call api implementation functions in this class automatically. This includes functions like Install, Uninstall, Rollback and Commit.
This class is an abstract class for handling installation needs that are common for all monad components, which include,
1. accessing system registry 2. support of additional command line parameters. 3. writing registry files 4. automatically extract informaton like vender, version, etc.
Different monad component will derive from this class. Two common components that need install include,
1. PSSnapin. Installation of PSSnapin will require information about PSSnapin assembly, version, vendor, etc to be written to registry. 2. Engine. Installation of monad engine will require information about engine assembly, version, CLR information to be written to registry.
public abstract class PSInstaller : System.Configuration.Install.Installer
type PSInstaller = class inherit Installer
Public MustInherit Class PSInstaller Inherits Installer
This is an abstract class to be derived by monad engine and PSSnapin installers only. Developer should not directly derive from this class.
|PSInstaller() PSInstaller() PSInstaller()|
|Install(IDictionary) Install(IDictionary) Install(IDictionary)|
|Rollback(IDictionary) Rollback(IDictionary) Rollback(IDictionary)||
Rollback this msh component
|Uninstall(IDictionary) Uninstall(IDictionary) Uninstall(IDictionary)||
Uninstall this msh component