Microsoft Web Platform Installer (WebPI) automates the installation of Microsoft's entire Web Platform. This cookbook makes it easy to get WebpiCmdLine.exe the lightweight CLI version of WebPI onto a Windows node. It also exposes a resource for installing WebPI products idempotently.
- Windows XP
- Windows Vista
- Windows Server 2003 R2
- Windows 7
- Windows Server 2008 (R1, R2)
- Windows 8
- Windows Server 2012
node['webpi']['home']- location to install WebPI files to. Default is
node['webpi']['url']- Path to download webpi zip.
node['webpi']['xmlpath']- Optional path to custom xml file.
node['webpi']['install_method']- Method of installing webpi via msi or zip. Default is msi.
node['webpi']['msi']- Location of msi file to use.
node['webpi']['msi_package_name']- Windows package name, found in registry, for msi. Defaults to "Microsoft Web Platform Installer 4.5"
- :install: install a product using WebpiCmdLine
- product_id: name attribute. Specifies the ID of a product to install.
- accept_eula: specifies that WebpiCmdline should auto-accept EULAs. Default is false.
Install IIS 7 Recommended Configuration (will install IIS 8 on Windows 2012 despite the name)
webpi_product 'IIS7' do accept_eula true action :install end
Install Windows PowerShell 2.0
webpi_product 'PowerShell2' do accept_eula true action :install end
Downloads and unzips
WebpiCmdLine.exe to the location specified by
WebpiCmdLine.exe is used required by the
webpi_product LWRP for taking all actions.
Author:: Seth Chisamore (email@example.com)
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