Install Dameware Remote Support or Mini Remote Control from the command line
You can use command line options to install Dameware Remote Support or Dameware Mini Remote Control. A command line installation is useful when you do not have administrator permissions to the target computer, and want to install the application silently.
- You must run the commands with Administrator permissions
%WINDIR%\System32instead of relative paths
- You cannot install through a proxy server that also requires authentication
To install Dameware Remote Support or Dameware Mini Remote Control using the EXE installer:
Use the following command at the command line or in an installer script. Replace the variables in this example according to the values in the Arguments section.
fileName.exe /args "/qn APPDIR=\"C:\Program Files\Dameware programName\" reboot=reallysuppress SILENT=yes INSTALLSTANDALONE=0
The following is a list of command line arguments.
/args "argumentsHere"(EXE only) instructs the EXE installer to pass the arguments inside the quotation marks along to the MSI installer.
APPDIR="C:\Program Files\Dameware programName\"specifies the installation directory. Enter Remote Support or Mini Remote Control in place of
programNameto use the default installation directory.
SILENT=yesinstructs the installer to install the program silently.
SA_KEY=licenseKey(licensed version only) contains the license key for licensed installations. Enter a valid license key in place of
SA_EMAIL=emailAddress(licensed version only) contains the administrator's email address for licensed installations. Enter a valid email address in place of
SA_FIRST_NAME=firstName(licensed version - optional) contains the administrator's first name. Enter the first name in place of
SA_LAST_NAME=lastName(licensed version - optional) contains the administrator's last name. Enter the last name in place of
SA_PHONE_NUMBER=phoneNumber(licensed version - optional) contains the administrator's phone number. Enter a valid phone number in place of
SA_PROXY_ADDRESS=proxyAddress(licensed version - optional) contains the address of the proxy server the program should use to connect to the SolarWinds licensing server. If applicable, enter the proxy server's IP address or hostname in place of
SA_PROXY_PORT=proxyPort(licensed version - optional) contains the port the program should use to connect to the proxy server. If applicable, enter the proxy port number in place of
INSTALLSTANDALONE=1installs the stand-alone version of Dameware. Use
0to install the centralized version.
CENTRALSERVERHOSTNAME=centralServerHostNamecontains the Dameware Central Server's host name.
CENTRALSERVERPORT=portNumbercontains the port number to the Dameware Central Server. By default, this is 6133.
CSUSER=centralServerUsercontains the login name of a Central Server user.
CSPASSWORD=centralServerUserPasswordcontains the password of the Central Server user.