You can include specific properties when you silently install a View Transfer Server 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 View Transfer 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 View Transfer Server, define VDM_SERVER_INSTANCE_TYPE=4

This MSI property is optional for a standard installation. It is required for all other types of installation.

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SERVERDOMAIN

The network domain of the virtual machine on which you install View Transfer Server. This value corresponds to the Apache Web Server network domain that is configured during an interactive installation.

For example: SERVERDOMAIN=companydomain.com

If you specify a custom Apache Web Server domain with the MSI property, SERVERDOMAIN, you also must specify custom SERVERNAME and SERVERADMIN properties.

This MSI property is optional.

None

SERVERNAME

The host name of the virtual machine on which you install View Transfer Server. This value corresponds to the Apache Web Server host name that is configured during an interactive installation.

For example: SERVERNAME=ts1.companydomain.com

If you specify a custom Apache Web Server host name with the MSI property, SERVERNAME, you also must specify custom SERVERDOMAIN and SERVERADMIN properties.

This MSI property is optional.

None

SERVERADMIN

The email address of the administrator of Apache Web Server that is configured with View Transfer Server.

For example: SERVERADMIN=admin@companydomain.com

If you specify a custom Apache Web Server administrator with the MSI property, SERVERADMIN, you also must specify custom SERVERDOMAIN and SERVERNAME properties.

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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