You can include specific properties when you silently install a replicated View Connection Server instance from the command line. You must use a PROPERTY=value format so that Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI) can interpret the properties and values.

MSI Properties for Silently installing a Replicated Instance of View Connection Server

MSI Property

Description

Default Value

INSTALLDIR

The path and folder in which the View Connection Server software is installed.

For example: INSTALLDIR=""D:\abc\my folder""

The sets of two double quotes that enclose the path permit the MSI installer to interpret the space as a valid part of the path.

This MSI property is optional.

%ProgramFiles%\VMware\VMware View\Server

VDM_SERVER_INSTANCE_TYPE

The type of View server installation:

1. Standard installation

2. Replica installation

3. Security server installation

4. View Transfer Server installation

To install a replicated instance, define VDM_SERVER_INSTANCE_TYPE=2

This MSI property is required when installing a replica.

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ADAM_PRIMARY_NAME

The host name or IP address of the existing View Connection Server instance you are replicating.

For example: ADAM_PRIMARY_NAME=cs1.companydomain.com

This MSI property is required.

None

ADAM_PRIMARY_PORT

The View LDAP port of the existing View Connection Server instance you are replicating.

For example: ADAM_PRIMARY_PORT=cs1.companydomain.com

This MSI property is optional.

None

FWCHOICE

The MSI property that determines whether to configure a firewall for the View Connection Server instance.

A value of 1 configures a firewall. A value of 2 does not configure a firewall.

For example: FWCHOICE=1

This MSI property is optional.

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