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Revolve silent installation process

Revolve silent installation process

Problem:

The following was found in docs

Installing Silently

To install this product silently from the command line, execute the RV*.msp file from your websync directory with the following command:

<filename>.MSP /q

Resolution:

Silent Install

Install Micro Focus products silently by using command line parameters to specify the installation directory, user information, and which features to install.

To install silently, from the setup folder of the Micro Focus product CD, type the following command line:

start /wait install-file.exe /s /v"/qn[ parameters]"

Parameters

A silent installation creates a log file in %temp%\[log filename] by default. To change the location use the /l parameter on your Setup command line.  /l*v drive:\path\filename. If the log file created ends with "completed successfully", the silent install was successful.

To override the default installation folder using the INSTALLDIR parameter: INSTALLDIR=path

ADDLOCAL is used to add the extensions that are needed.

ADDLOCAL=ASM

All extensions would be:

ASM - Assembler Option

PLI - PL/I Option

UNISYS - Unisys Option

EE - Enterprise Edition

Here are the options needed to know to set:

Windows (R) Installer. V 3.01.4000.1823

msiexec /Option <Required Parameter> [Optional Parameter]

Install Options

</package | /i> <Product.msi>

Installs or configures a product

/a <Product.msi>

Administrative install - Installs a product on the network

/j<u|m> <Product.msi> [/t <Transform List>] [/g <Language ID>]

Advertises a product - m to all users, u to current user

</uninstall | /x> <Product.msi | ProductCode>

Uninstalls the product

Display Options

/quiet

Quiet mode, no user interaction

/passive

Unattended mode - progress bar only

/q[n|b|r|f]

Sets user interface level

n - No UI

b - Basic UI

r - Reduced UI

f - Full UI (default)

/help

Help information

Restart Options

/norestart

Do not restart after the installation is complete

/promptrestart

Prompts the user for restart if necessary

/forcerestart

Always restart the computer after installation

Logging Options

/l[i|w|e|a|r|u|c|m|o|p|v|x|+|!|*] <LogFile>

i - Status messages

w - Nonfatal warnings

e - All error messages

a - Start up of actions

r - Action-specific records

u - User requests

c - Initial UI parameters

m - Out-of-memory or fatal exit information

o - Out-of-disk-space messages

p - Terminal properties

v - Verbose output

x - Extra debugging information

+ - Append to existing log file

! - Flush each line to the log

* - Log all information, except for v and x options

/log <LogFile>

Equivalent of /l* <LogFile>

Update Options

/update <Update1.msp>[;Update2.msp]

Applies update(s)

/uninstall <PatchCodeGuid>[;Update2.msp] /package <Product.msi | ProductCode>

Remove update(s) for a product

Repair Options

/f[p|e|c|m|s|o|d|a|u|v] <Product.msi | ProductCode>

Repairs a product

p - only if file is missing

o - if file is missing or an older version is installed (default)

e - if file is missing or an equal or older version is installed

d - if file is missing or a different version is installed

c - if file is missing or checksum does not match the calculated value

a - forces all files to be reinstalled

u - all required user-specific registry entries (default)

m - all required computer-specific registry entries (default)

s - all existing shortcuts (default)

v - runs from source and recaches local package

Setting Public Properties

[PROPERTY=PropertyValue]

Consult the Windows (R) Installer SDK for additional documentation on the

command line syntax.

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