How to reduce size of installation media ?


Article Number000064513
EnvironmentProduct: OpenEdge
Version: 11.6 and later
OS: All supported platforms
Question/Problem Description
If only Client Networking needs to be installed / included with an application, can the size of the installer package be reduced ?
Can the installer be customized to remove files and folders that aren't needed for the products to be installed ?
Steps to Reproduce
Clarifying Information
Use case:
Installer is often included in bundle with application code, and it's often be desirable to keep the size of such a bundle as small as possible.
Example: If only Client Networking is needed for a client-side application package, the installer shouldn't need to carry around files for Fathom Management, Progress Developer Studio, etc which are included on the full installation media.
Error Message
Defect/Enhancement Number
This is possible starting with OpenEdge 11.6.

The installer now has a feature called the "OpenEdge custom installation bundle utility", which generates a stripped installer package based on set of licenses to install.
References to Other Documentation:
OpenEdge Getting Started: Installation and Configuration, sections "Creating a custom installation bundle for Windows" and "Creating a custom installation bundle for LINUX or UNIX..."
Last Modified Date11/12/2015 5:01 PM

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