mapping Element

Updated: September 26, 2009

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista

The mapping element contains child elements that map return codes from the installer to text strings that explain the return code. A returnCodeMapping element can contain multiple mapping elements, each defining a separate error code to text string mapping.

<mapping>
  <returnCode>3010</returnCode>
  <successRebootRequired>
    <detailedInformation>Success but restart needed</detailedInformation>
  </successRebootRequired>
</mapping>

The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.

Attributes

None.

Child Elements

 

Element Description

returnCode

Specifies the value of the return code from the installer.

success

Indicates the installation succeeded.

failure

Indicates the installation failed. A child detailedInformation element specifies the string associated with the return code.

successRebootRequired

Indicates that the installation succeeded, but that a computer restart is required to complete the installation. A child detailedInformation element specifies the string associated with the return code.

failureRebootRequired

Indicates that the installation failed, and that a computer restart is required. A child detailedInformation element specifies the string associated with the return code.

Parent Elements

 

Element Description

cmdline

Contains one or more child mapping elements that map return codes from the installer to error message strings.

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