This topic provides instructions for performing a silent installation of the BMC TrueSight IT Data Analytics product. A silent (or unattended) installation obtains the required user input or installation settings from an options file. You can create an options file to perform an installation of the product in the silent mode. This file defines installation settings such as the type of installation, the components to install, the installation location for the components, and so on.
You can use silent mode to perform the product installation in a headless environment (on a system that has no display device, keyboard, or mouse).
This topic contains the following information:
This information applies to both single-server and distributed-server environments.
Before performing the installation, you must generate an options file with the necessary silent installation properties:
|Perform a typical installation||Use one of the following sample options files, depending on your platform:|
Note: By default, the following is the installation location:
To install the product in a different location, ensure that you change the value of the
|Perform a custom installation|
Generate a custom file with the appropriate silent installation properties by performing these steps:
setup.exe -silent -DOPTIONS_FILE=
setup.bin -silent -DOPTIONS_FILE=
This topic provides information about property values listed in the silent installation options file. This file is a text file that defines the type of installation, the components to install, the installation location, and the configuration settings for the components. The installation properties are in the form of a prefix tag followed by a property name and value pair.
The following table lists the prefix tags that precede the installation properties.
Prefix tags for silent installation properties
Precedes Java properties
Precedes directory properties
Precedes application features
The following table lists the installation properties that succeed the prefix tags.
Specifies the full path to the installation directory.
Specifies the features that you want to install. The product is bundled with various features (components), and a typical installation consists a list of all features, as shown in the following example.
For a custom installation, you can specify particular feature names when generating an options file.
# Install Indexer -A Indexer # Install Configuration Database -A Configuration Database # Install Collection Station -A Collection Station # Install Console Server -A Console Server # Install Search -A Search # Install Tomcat Hidden Product -A TomcatHiddenProduct
Specifies the installation type: typical or custom.
|Pinning the product to Start menu and starting services|
Specifies whether you want to pin the product to the Start menu on your computer (Windows only).
Specifies whether you want to start the product services immediately after the installation is complete.