This article covers how to conduct a silent install on multiple clients from central IT for Report Designer 5x. This is done with an .msi file and a script with parameters.
Follow these steps:
- Verify the system requirements are met:
Solver Cloud System Requirements
- Retrieve the Report Designer add-in install file from the Cloud web portal:
Cloud/Private Host: How to install Report Designer version 5.x
- Run the following for command prompt:
<.exe fileLocation> /extract "<destinationLocation>
In the example in the below, the Report Designer installer is located in downloads and will be extracted to desktop. You can then see this is combined with a couple of switches ( /execnoui and /q ) to deploy this installer "silently".
For more details on silent installations, see the article below. While its 4x focused, the same concept applies to 5x.
Silent (Unattended) Installation
Note: You will need to run the installer manually once.
Report Designer 5x