During the deployment process, you can choose to include service
packs that have been posted for your product.
When you include a service pack, you can also specify how it
will be handled. You can choose from the following;
Append the Service Pack onto the
Deployment. When you append a service pack, the service pack
is applied to the current deployment only. Multiple service packs
may be appended to a deployment. The service pack file is included
in the deployment and the service pack is applied after the product
Merge the Service Pack into the
Administrative Image MSI file. When you merge a service pack,
the service pack is merged into the administrative image. Once
merged, a service pack may not be removed from the admin image.
Multiple service packs may be included in a single admin
To extract an
MSP file from a service pack
Download the service pack from the Autodesk product support
Review the service pack Readme file for
information about patch usage.
Open a Windows command prompt and enter the patch file name
followed by the /e switch and a target file name, such as:
ProductSP1.exe /e ./ProductSP1.msp
where <ProductSP1.exe> is the name of the downloaded patch
and <ProductSP1.msp> is the name of the extracted file. Using
â€˜./â€™ in front of the extraction file name places the extracted file
in the same folder as the original executable.
NoteTo find out
if a service pack is available, visit the Autodesk Product Support
page at http://support.autodesk.com/.
To include a
service pack with the deployment
To include a service pack with a deployment, an MSP file must be
extracted from the downloaded service pack executable.
On the Include Service Packs page, click the [...] button.
In the Open dialog box, locate the service pack you want to
include with the deployment.
Select the MSP file and click Open.
Specify whether you want to Append the service pack on to the
deployment or merge the service pack into the administrative