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SoftGrid Client command-line installation parameters
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Source: Softricity Support
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This article discusses Microsoft SoftGrid Client 4.x command-line installation parameters.
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The following SoftGrid command-line parameters are available for the 4.x SoftGrid client (.exe and .msi).
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Commonly used MSI Parameters
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ExamplesThe following command-line command is an example that uses the .msi file. Be aware that the Windows Installer switch "/q" is used to make this a silent installation and that the "%" characters in "%HomeDrive%" are preceded by the "^" escape character. Otherwise, the Windows command shell will set the value to that of the user who is performing the installation.
msiexec.exe /i "softgrid-ts-setup.msi" SWICACHESIZE="1024" SWIDCSDISPLAY="Production Environment" SWIDCSTYPE="HTTP /secure" SWIDCSHOST="OSFSGS" SWIDCSPORT="443" SWIDCSPATH="/SoftGrid/appsntype.xml" SWIDCSREFRESH="on" SWISKIPDATASETTINGS="false" SWIGLOBALDATA="D:\SoftGrid\Global" SWIUSERDATA="%HomeDrive%\Windows\SoftGrid Client" SWISOFTGRIDDRIVE="S" /q
The following command-line command is an example that uses the .exe file. Be aware that the InstallShield switch /s is used to make this a silent install. Also be aware that the quotation marks that appear in the "/v" section must be treated as special characters and entered as "\".
"softgrid-ts-setup.exe" /s /v"SWICACHESIZE=\"1024\" SWIDCSDISPLAY=\"Production Environment\" SWIDCSTYPE=\"HTTP /secure\" SWIDCSHOST=\"OSFSGS\" SWIDCSPORT=\"443\" SWIDCSPATH=\"/SoftGrid/appsntype.xml\" SWIDCSREFRESH=\"on\" SWISKIPDATASETTINGS=\"false\" SWIGLOBALDATA=\"D:\SoftGrid\Global\" SWIUSERDATA=\"^%HomeDrive^%\Windows\SoftGrid Client\" SWISOFTGRIDDRIVE=\"S\""
There are no SoftGrid command-line switches available for the .msp file. However, you can use the following Windows Installer command-line switches to silently install the .msp file:
msiexec.exe /p "softgrid-xx-HFxxxxxxxxxx.msp" /qn+ REINSTALL=ALL REINSTALLMODE=omus
The following command-line command is an example that uses the .msi file to upgrade the SoftGrid Client.
msiexec.exe /i "softgrid-ts-setup.msi" REINSTALL=ALL REINSTALLMODE=vomus
Note The quotation marks are required only when the value contains a space. For consistency, all the previous examples are shown as having quotation marks.
More informationFor more information about this topic, see the SoftGrid Platform Administration Guide.
For more information about the Microsoft Windows Installer command-line options, visit the following MSDN Web site and search for "windows installer command-line":
http://msdn.microsoft.comFor more information about the Macrovision InstallShield command-line options, visit the following Macrovision HelpNet Web site and search for "command-line":
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