Installing Device Manager 2011 from the Command Prompt

This section describes how to install Device Manager 2011 server by using a command line.

To install all three components of Device Manager 2011 server, use the standard Msiexec.exe options (/I, /quiet).

For example, use the following msiexec command to install all three components:

msiexec /i EDM_Setup.msi inipath=<ini file path> domain=<DomainName> uname=<username> passcode=<password> /lv <Logfilename> /qn

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You must run the command from an elevated command prompt.

To install just some of the Device Manager 2011 server components, use the inipath option of Msiexec.exe to refer to a custom setup initialization file (.ini file).

The following table shows the parameters in the .ini file.

Parameter Description

InstallServercore

This parameter specifies the installation options for the Server Core Components component.

If the value of the parameter is set to 1, the installer installs this component. If the value of the parameter is set to 0, the installer does not install this component.

InstallConsole

This parameter specifies the installation options for the Configuration Manager Console Add-in component.

If the value of the parameter is set to 1, the installer installs this component. If the value of the parameter is set to 0, the installer does not install this component.

InstallImagingService

This parameter specifies the installation options for the Device Imaging service component.

If the value of the parameter is set to 1, the installer installs this component. If the value of the parameter is set to 0, the installer does not install this component.

SiteServer

This parameter specifies the name of the site server.

For example, use the following command to install the Device Imaging service on the server.

msiexec /i EDM_Setup.msi inipath=C:\setup.ini domain=Contoso uname=Administrator passcode=p@55word /lv .\install.log /qn

In this example, the Setup.ini file contains the following parameter settings:

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Device Imaging service must be installed on the computer that has the Device Manager 2011 Server Core Components installed. Device Imaging service can be installed as an optional component in the Device Manager 2011 Setup Wizard.