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creating MSI and deploying to production server

Topics: Bindings File, Settings Management and SSO, General Questions
Dec 3, 2010 at 6:16 AM

Hi all,

I am new to BTDF and I am trying to use BTDF in our project to create MSI and to deploy it in production server.

The structure of project is as follow:

1) XXXX.Transforms(BTproj)

2)XXXX.Orchestrations(BTproj) -- it contains one orchestration and  one folder (say Schema) contains schema of project.

So these two project are under one solution.

So, I have added Deployment framework project  in our solution and modified it as  shown below.



<IncludeSchemas>false</IncludeSchemas > >



<IncludeTransforms>true</IncludeTransforms >

and I have added two item group.

    <Transforms Include="xxxxx.Transforms.dll">

<Orchestrations Include="XXXX.Orchestrations.dll">

Is it correct  or do I need  to add scheam item also in BTDPROJ xml file ?

Please  suggest

Thanks  in advance.



Dec 3, 2010 at 3:00 PM


When you combine schemas with other artifacts in a single assembly, then you should treat the entire assembly as a Schemas assembly because schemas must be deployed before most other artifacts.  You should set IncludeOrchestrations to false and IncludeSchemas to true, and move your Orchestrations assembly into a Schemas ItemGroup.  I always recommend keeping schemas in a separate assembly, but everything will work fine under the configuration that I described here.