MSI switches and arguments (Windows SharePoint Services)
Updated: August 28, 2008
Applies To: Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
Topic Last Modified: 2008-08-26
When you plan to install the entire toolkit, the Microsoft SharePoint Administration Toolkit installer supports the use of a quiet installation using the /quiet switch. However, to script partial installations, the following command must be used to extract the Msat.msi from MicrosoftSharePointAdministrationToolkit.exe:
where path is the location of where the extracted files will reside.
After the Msat.msi file has been extracted from the MicrosoftSharePointAdministrationToolkit.exe file, you can use the following feature IDs with the Msat.msi file.
The following table shows the feature IDs you would use when a quiet mode installation or uninstallation is run.
Batch Site Manager
Entire SharePoint Administration Toolkit
User Profile Replication Engine
|The User Profile Replication Engine is not supported for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0.|
The following table shows the properties you would use when a quiet mode installation or uninstallation is run.
Indicates which tool is to be installed.
Indicates which tool and all tools under this tool to be installed.
Indicates which tool is to be uninstalled.
Specifies whether to unregister BSM.
Accepted values are Y or y.
Specifies the installation folder for the User Profile Replication Engine. If no folder is specified, the default folder, C:\%Program Files%\Microsoft\Replication Engine, is used.
|The arguments ADDLOCAL and REMOVE can be used in one command.|
To install the Batch Site Manager tool, use the following syntax:
msiexec /i Msat.msi /quiet ADDLOCAL=BSM
To uninstall the Batch Site Manager tool, use the following syntax:
msiexec /i Msat.msi /quiet REMOVE=BSM UNREGISTERBSM=Y
To install the Batch Site Manager and the updatealert operation, use the following syntax:
msiexec /i Msat.msi /quiet ADDLOCAL=BSM,UA
To install all the tools of the SharePoint Administration Toolkit, use the following syntax:
msiexec /i Msat.msi /quiet ADDLOCAL=Toolkit