We used Active Directory group policy to deploy VMO and it works great. The .MSI sits on a network share and I've never had any problems. The following link describes the process to publish an application through an AD GPO.
Brandon, thank you for your reply, I will check out your recommendation. I know that the AD admin here tried to use a method that should work with .MSI files and it failed giving an error message that it could not extract deployment information from the package and Cisco TAC said the .MSI has to be run from a local drive.
Are you getting this error “Installer User Interface Mode Not Supported. The installer cannot run in this UI mode. To specify the interface mode, use the -i command-line option, followed by the UI mode identifier. The value UI mode identifiers...
The below trick might come handy when you have to add a new node to a cluster but you don't have or is unsure of the security password for the publisher. This procedure has been around for ages.
1) Login into the CLI of the Publisher.