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This article discusses how to customize the installation location when you run the Setup program to install Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 from the command line.
To customize the installation location for SharePoint Server 2007, modify the Config.xml file to include the following INSTALLLOCATION parameter:
<INSTALLLOCATION Value="Path" />
Note Path is the path of the folder where you want to install SharePoint Server 2007. For example, if you want to install SharePoint Server 2007 to the C:\Test folder, Path is C:\Test.
SharePoint Server 2007 includes different Config.xml files for different types of configurations. Each Config.xml file is located in the following folder of the SharePoint Server 2007 installation source, depending on the edition of SharePoint Server 2007 that you have:
Note SetupFoldername is the name of the folder that represents the type of configuration. For example, the configuration may be represented by the SetupFarm folder or the SetupSilent folder.
The following is an example of a Config.xml file from the x86\Files\SetupSilent folder that has been modified to include the INSTALLLOCATION parameter. In this example, SharePoint Server 2007 is installed to the C:\Test folder.