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

To install a replicated instance, define VDM_SERVER_INSTANCE_TYPE=2

This MSI property is required when installing a replica.

1

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

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.

1

VDM_SERVER_

RECOVERY_PWD

The data recovery password. If a data recovery password is not set in View LDAP, this property is mandatory.

Note

The data recover password is not set in View LDAP if the standard View Connection Server instance you are replicating is View 5.0 or earlier. If the View Connection Server instance you are replicating is View 5.1 or later, you do not have to provide this property.

The password must contain between 1 and 128 characters. Follow your organization's best practices for generating secure passwords.

None

VDM_SERVER_RECOVERY_

PWD_REMINDER

The data recovery password reminder. This property is optional.

None

VDM_IP_PROTOCOL_

USAGE

Specifies the IP version that View components use for communication. The possible values are IPv4 and IPv6

IPv4

VDM_FIPS_ENABLED

Specifies whether to enable or disable FIPS mode. A value of 1 enables FIPS mode. A value of 0 disables FIPS mode. If this property is set to 1 and Windows is not in FIPS mode, the installer will abort.

0