In a silent installation, you run the installation program from a command line. When you execute a silent installation, you specify an options file (options.txt) that provides the installation settings to the program.
A silent installation enables you to install on or upgrade multiple systems at the same time. This section describes how to work with silent installations and contains the following topics:
- Encrypting passwords for silent installations
- Creating an options.txt file
- Running the installer in silent mode