When you perform an unattended installation of Workstation, you can customize the installation by specifying installation properties in the installation command.

To specify an installation property in the installation command, use the format property="value". A value of 1 means true and a value of 0 means false.

Installation Properties

Property

Description

Default Value

DESKTOP_SHORTCUT

Adds a shortcut on the desktop when Workstation is installed.

1

REMOVE_LICENSE

Removes all stored licenses when Workstation is uninstalled.

0

SERIALNUMBER

Lets you enter the license key when Workstation is installed. Enter the license key with hyphens, for example, xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx.

 

HOSTD_HTTPS_PORT

Specifies the HTTPS port for VMware Workstation Server.

443

REMOVE_ACCOUNT_INFO

Removes account information when Workstation is uninstalled.

1

REMOVE_SETTINGFILES

Removes settings files when Workstation is uninstalled.

1

STARTMENU_SHORTCUT

Adds a Start menu item when Workstation is installed.

1

QUICKLAUNCH_SHORTCUT

Adds a quick launch shortcut when Workstation is installed.

1