CityEngine 2022.0 can be installed without a user interface (UI) by running the setup using Windows Installer command-line parameters.
Before installing CityEngine 2022.0
- Verify that your system meets all system requirements.
- Log in as a user with administrative privileges.
- Close all applications.
- Browse to the folder containing the Esri CityEngine setup.
CityEngine 2022.0 installation command-line parameters
The following arguments can be passed to the CityEngine Setup.
CityEngine installation location. If not specified, the installation location is %System Drive%\Program Files\ArcGIS\CityEngine<Version>.
Creates a desktop icon for CityEngine. If value is FALSE, desktop icon creation is disabled.
Absolute path to license file.
Authorizes CityEngine with a single use license file during the silent install process.
Note:Path to Authorization File must not contain spaces. See example below.
Hostname of ArcGIS License Manager
This will set the CityEngine Administrator to read license files from the hostname of the License Manager provided.
Note:While not generally necessary, if you need to provide a specific port number in addition to the host, use the syntax <port>@<hostname> as shown in the exmaple below.
<yes | no >
To install silently, you must accept the Master agreement by passing ACCEPTEULA=yes
How to perform a typical installation of CityEngine 2022.0 without user interaction
Run this command from the command line to install CityEngine.
<setup location>\Setup.exe /qb ACCEPTEULA=yes
You can also optionally provide the arguments listed.
Setup.exe /qb ACCEPTEULA=yes INSTALLDIR="C:\CityEngine" ESRI_LICENSE_HOST="27000@myLMServer"
Setup.exe /qb ACCEPTEULA=yes INSTALLDIR="C:\CityEngine" AUTHORIZATION_FILE=C:\CityEngine\License\CityEngine.prvc
The/qb parameter provides a basic UI of progress status and error handling; /qn provides no UI at all.