Today I had an issue with installing a deployable package from the sommand prompt. When the runbook tried to stop the Retail Server i got the following error on step 1:
System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException (0x800706BA): The RPC server is unavailable. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x800706BA)
I then saw that it was using the server name, and I thought that it might work using locka host instead… the only problem was that I had imported the runbook and it had failed… how am I supposd to fix this?
I found my runbook file in the folder where I had extracted the package. I opened it in Notepad and ran search and replace on the file. I saved the file and tried to import it again using:
AXUpdateInstaller.exe import -runbookfile=”[runbookfilename]”
and then I restarted the package install using:
AXUpdateInstaller.exe execute -runbookid=[runbookid] -rerunstep=1
Wohoo… it worked!!!
Remember: If you are running AXUpdateInstaller from powershell you need to add . before the command