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TitlePerforming a silent install of OpenEdge 10.1A and above on Windows
URL NameP116996
Article Number000129453
EnvironmentProduct: OpenEdge
Version: 10.1x, 10.2x, 11.x, 12.x
OS: Windows
Other: Silent Install
Question/Problem Description
Performing  a Silent install of OpenEdge 10.1A and above on Windows.
How to perform a Local Silent install of OpenEdge 10.1A and above on Windows?
How to run Silent installation of OpenEdge 10.1A and above on Windows?
Is there a way to install OpenEdge remotely without user interaction?
How to create a response.ini file for a silent install?
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To perform a Local Silent install of Progress OpenEdge, a response file is required. A response.ini file is created automatically during an interactive installation, recording all installation values as originally entered to play back with a Silent installation, in the OpenEdge Installation directory: <%DLC%>\install. Another copy of this file is in C:\Windows\oe_response.ini

In its simplest form, a silent installation is executed as follows using the response.ini file in the -psc_f1= argument:

<path-to-install-media>:\setup.exe -psc_s -psc_f1=<drive>:\<path>\<response-file-name> [-psc_f2=<drive>:\<path>\<logfile-name>]

-psc_f2 is an optional parameter indicating that an installation log will be created and specifies the pathname and filename of the log. If no filename is specified then the default name "oesetup.log" will be used.  If a path is not specified then the file will be written to C:\Windows.

Example:
<path-to-install-media>:\setup.exe -psc_s -psc_f1=d:\OEinstallFiles\response.ini -psc_f2=d:\OEinstallFiles\Log\setup.log

Additional options for Silent installations are documented in the "OpenEdge Getting Started: Installation and Configuration" manual. 

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References to Other Documentation: 
 
OpenEdge Getting Started: Installation and Configuration, Performing an OpenEdge Installation in Windows, OpenEdge Silent installation overview
OpenEdge Getting Started: Installation and Configuration, Performing an OpenEdge Installation on UNIX or Linux, OpenEdge Silent installation overview

Progress Article(s):
How to identify why a Silent installation fails?   

NOTE:  Beginning in 11.4 a new stand-alone driver installer package was release.
For instructions on using the 11.4 stand-alone installer, sql-odbc-setup.exe,  which is typically seen in the ESD in its own section named "Installer for SQL ODBC Drivers" please refer to this article:
 Windows OpenEdge 32-bit installations do not contain the 64-bit ODBC driver installer.
Last Modified Date11/20/2020 7:14 AM
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