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Business Analyst Server silent install

Business Analyst Server 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

  • Run Command Prompt as administrator.
  • 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.

Command line parameters

Example

msiexec /i \\<Path to Business Analyst Server Install>\setup.msi /q

Parameter explanations:

Parameter Description

Path to installer

The path to the setup.msi file.

Command-line options

For a list of options available using Windows Installer in a command line environment, please see: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa367988(v=vs.85).aspx.

How to perform a silent installation of Business Analyst 2018 data

Command

msiexec /i <full path> /q

For installing Business Analyst data in the default configuration.

Command

msiexec /i \\<path to data install>\setup.msi /q

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

Command

msiexec /i \\<path to data install>\setup.msi /q ADDLOCAL=Businesses_Data
Note:

In this case only businesses data will be installed locally. For the 2018 Data Setup, the list of the feature names are:

  • Demographic_Data
  • Businesses_Data
  • Streets_Data
  • Streets_Data_Fast_Map
  • Geocoding_Data_Pro
  • Geocoding_Data
  • ZIP4_Geocoding_Data

Note:

If you want to change the data install location (default is C:\ArcGIS\Business Analyst\US_2018), use INSTALLDIR property:

Command

msiexec /i \\<path to data install>\setup.msi /q INSTALLDIR=E:\US2018

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

  • DEMOGRAPHIC_DATA
  • BUSINESSES_DATA
  • STREETS_DATA
  • STREETS_DATA_FAST_MAP
  • GEOCODING_DATA_PRO
  • GEOCODING_DATA
  • ZIP4_GEOCODING_DATA

Command

msiexec /i \\<path to data install>\setup.msi /q BUSINESSES_DATA=E:\US2018Businesses

How to perform a silent installation of Business Analyst Server

To install Business Analyst Server in silent mode, open a command line console and enter the following command:

Command

msiexec /i \\<path to Business Analyst Server Install>\setup.msi /qn

How to perform the Business Analyst Server Post Install silently

To run the Business Analyst Server Post Install, you will need a JSON file that will help to define the properties of the resulting map service.

Command

BAServerPostInstall.exe /readconfig \\<path to configuration file>\BAServerPostInstallConfig_Repo.json

If there are any concerns about the Post Install, a log file is saved: C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Local\Temp folder