In some cases, you may need to install TestExecute in silent mode. In this mode, the installation is performed automatically without any user interaction.
For example, you install TestExecute in silent mode if you need to automate the installation procedure or deploy TestExecute on multiple computers on your network.
You can install TestExecute in silent mode via specific command-line arguments.
By installing TestExecute in silent mode, you confirm that you consent to all license terms and conditions, including:
Running silent installation
Deploy the TestExecute installation package on the target computer.
On the target computer, run the installation using the needed command-line arguments. For example:<path_to_installation_package>\TestExecute1540_Release.exe -SilentInstall
The installation program will install TestExecute without user interaction.
To run the installation using specific command-line arguments, administrator permissions are required.
Supported command-line arguments
The installation package supports the following command-line arguments:
Must be one of the following:
If you specify the -Uninstall or -SilentUnInstall argument, the installation program will ignore the other command-line arguments and uninstall TestExecute.
To uninstall TestExecute, use the installation package of the TestExecute version that is currently installed.
The following arguments are optional. If the argument value includes spaces, enclose it in double quotes. For example:
If the folder name is omitted, the log will be saved to the folder where the installation package resides:
-IntelligentQuality, -Desktop, -Web, -Mobile
If a module or add-on is not specified as an argument parameter, it will not be installed. For example, the Desktop and Mobile modules will be installed, but the Web module and the add-ons will be skipped:
The Desktop module and the Intelligent Quality add-on will be installed, but the Web and Mobile modules will be skipped:
If no modules or add-ons are specified during the installation, all the available modules and add-ons will be installed.
Get help on the installation
To view information on available command-line arguments, run the installation package with the
Any other command-line arguments will be ignored.
Check the silent installation success
In silent mode, the installation wizard shows no messages. You can use the -Log command-line argument to configure the installation to create a log file and write all the progress information to it. After the installation is over, you can examine that log file to learn what was happening during the installation and the installation result.