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Installing Business Analyst Desktop silently

Available with Business Analyst license.

Business Analyst Desktop 10.6.1 can be installed without a user interface (UI) by running the setup using Windows Installer command line parameters. To run the Windows Installer with command line parameters, you execute setup.exe from the command line.

Requirements

  • Windows Installer version 3.1 must be installed and running on your machine prior to running the setup silently.
  • All previous versions must be uninstalled before you proceed with the silent installation.

Business Analyst Desktop installation command line parameters

The following are explanations of the parameters:

Parameter Description

Path to installer

The path to the setup.msi file.

Method

/q, will suppress all UI while performing the install.

How to perform a silent installation of Business Analyst Desktop

Command

<full path> /q

The following is an example that uses the setup command to perform a silent installation:

\\<server name>\Esri_Business_Analyst\setup.msi /q

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Command

<full path> /q

An example that uses the setup command to perform a silent installation:

\\<server name>\10.6.1\BA_Desktop_BackgroundGP_64\BADesktopBackgroundGPx64\setup.msi /q
Note:

The following are required and need to be installed prior to the Business Analyst Geoprocessing tools installation.

How to perform a silent installation of Business Analyst 2017 data

Command

msiexec /i <full path> /q

For installing Business Analyst data in the default configuration.

Example

msiexec /i \\<server name>\BA\Data\2017_Data_USA\setup.msi /q

You can also select which data features will be installed using ADDLOCAL parameter, e.g.:

Example

msiexec /i \\<server name>\BA\Data\2017_Data_USA\setup.msi /q ADDLOCAL=Business_Data
Note:

In this case only business data will be installed locally. For the 2017 Data Setup, the list of features names are:

  • Demographic_Data
  • Business_Data
  • Shopping_Centers_Data
  • Geocoding_Data
  • ZIP4_Geocoding_Data

If you want to change the data install location (default is C:\ArcGIS\Business Analyst\US_2017), use INSTALLDIR property:

Example

msiexec /i \\<server name>\BA\Data\2017_Data_USA\setup.msi /q INSTALLDIR=E:\US2017

For setting the custom install folders into separate components, use the following properties:

  • BUSINESS_DATA
  • DEMOGRAPHIC_DATA
  • GEOCODING_DATA
  • STREETS_DATA

Example

msiexec /i \\<server name>\BA\Data\2017_Data_USA\setup.msi /q BUSINESS_DATA=E:\US2017Businesses