You can install App Volumes agent silently using the Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI).

About this task

You perform a silent install using the command line and you do not need to use the App Volumes installer. You can also upgrade the agent silently. See Upgrade App Volumes Agent Silently.

Prerequisites

  • Ensure that you have installed the App Volumes Manager and you have the host IP address and port number.

  • Verify that your environment meets the system requirements. See System Requirements.

  • Verify that your account has local administrator privileges on the target computer.

  • Install Windows Updates from January 2016 onwards on the target computer.

  • If you intend to use this virtual machine as a provisioning computer, create a clean snapshot or take a back up of this machine. Revert to this snapshot or backup before you provision new AppStacks.

Procedure

  1. Open a Windows command prompt on your machine.
  2. Type the following command to install the agent:

    msiexec.exe /i "App Volumes Agent.msi" /qn MANAGER_ADDR=<Manager_FQDN/IP> MANAGER_PORT=<port>