How to install Qlik Sense Desktop in silent modeArticle Number: 000034161 | Last Modified: 2018/08/28
A silent installation can be started by using the command:
This needs to be run as an administrator.
To get the list of available settings, this command can be used:
A window will pop-up showing arguments and examples:
COMMANDS -silent (or -s) : Command line-driven setup without UI. For feedback, see the log and the return values. -uninstall : Uninstall the product (requires -silent). -repair : Repair the product (requires -silent). -log (or -l) [log file name with path] : Log file directory. Note: The user must have access to the directory. -layout [“destination directory”] : Extracts files (including .msi files) to the destination directory. This argument should not be combined with other command line arguments. ARGUMENTS Arguments are separated by space and presented in the form [Argument]="[Value]". The double quotes can normally be omitted but may be needed e g when a path contains spaces. desktopshortcuts=1|0 (install|modify|upgrade) Installs desktop shortcuts. installdir=[path to custom installation directory, must be supplied with the 'storagepath' parameter] storagepath=[path to custom directory used for apps, logs, extensions. Must be supplied with the 'installdir' parameter] EXAMPLES Qlik_Sense_Desktop_setup.exe -s Installs or upgrades the current setup Qlik_Sense_Desktop_setup.exe -s -l "c:\mylogpath" desktopshortcut=0 Installs Sense Desktop without desktop shortcuts. The installation logs are created in a custom folder. DEFAULT VALUES The default values are the same as those used in the setup user interface.
If packaged and distributed to users, make users that the user has admin privileges, or it won't be able to execute the installed software (which requires opening ports on the system).
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