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What is the proper method for the CaliberRM 2008 Client silent install?
What is the proper method for the CaliberRM 2008 Client silent
The CaliberRM installation package comes as a
"self-extracting" executable. The silent
install will NOT work using this executable.
Running this executable creates a
"Installations" directory, which is a breakdown
of all the CaliberRM components. In this installations directory,
there will be a CaliberRM client directory, which is what will be
used to run the silent install.
1. Run the CaliberRM installation executable to create the
2. After the executable un-packs and creates the
installations directory, the setup wizard will open. Close the
wizard. (The installations directory will be created at
(drive:\Program Files\Borland\Installations\CaliberRM XXXX\)
* Now to start the silent install *
3. Open a command prompt and change directory to the client
component of the installations directory "\Program
Files\Borland\Installations\CaliberRM XXXX\CaliberRM\". For
4. Now run the silent install setup command from this
Setup.exe /V"/qn+ ALLCLIENT=YES"
The install will silently run and depending on your machines
processor and memory, take 5 to 15 minutes. Upon its
completion, there will be a prompt stating the client has been
Usage of switches and disabling specific
The "ALLCLIENT=YES" switch enables all
client components to be installed.
There are various "NO" options that can
be selected to disable specific components from
being installed with the Client.
Does not install CaliberRM Administrator
Does not install Requirement Viewer
Does not install Export and Import components
Does not install StarTeam Toolbar
Does not install samples data
There are 2 undocumented "NO"
This option will not install Estimate Pro
This option will not install Datamart
Specific languages can be installed by using the language
English - /L1033
French - /L1036
German - /L1031
Japanese - /L1041
Here is an example of a full command using all
"NO" options and the English
Setup.exe /V"/qn+ ALLCLIENT=YES
NOADMIN=YES NOVIEWER=YES NOEXPORT=YES NOSBTOOLBAR=YES
NOESTIMATE=YES NODATAMART=YES NOSAMPLES=YES" /L1033
** Please note **
When copy and pasting text with quotes into the command prompt,
windows converts the double quotes to "smart quotes" and
therefor causes Windows Installer to fail. After the string
is pasted into the command window, use the arrow keys to manualy
delete and re-type double quotes.