Virtual Desktop Agent Silent Installation

This article will outline few silent installation commands line for the Virtual Desktop Agents software. #TK-KB4

Written by Giuseppe

Last published at: October 8th, 2019

To install the Virtual Desktop Agent silently you can simply run one of the commands below :


Using the Default Site and not leaving the domain:

  • msiexec /I ThinScaleVDA-1.x.msi CONNECTIONTYPE=0 MGMTURI=https://yourServerURI/TSTMgmt MGMTDEFAULTSITE=1 LEAVEDOMAIN=0 /QB


Using the Default Site, not leaving the domain  and create an installation log:

  • msiexec /I ThinScaleVDA-1.x.msi  CONNECTIONTYPE=0 MGMTURI=https://yourServerURI/TSTMgmt MGMTDEFAULTSITE=1 LEAVEDOMAIN=0 /QN /L*V "%USERPROFILE%\TK.LOG"


Using a custom Site with Username and Password, not leaving the domain and an installation log:

  • msiexec /I ThinScaleVDA-1.x.msi CONNECTIONTYPE=0 MGMTURI=https://yourServerURI/TSTMgmt MGMTUSERNAME=xxxxxx MGMTPASSWORD=xxxx LEAVEDOMAIN=0 /QB /L*V "%USERPROFILE%\TK.LOG"


Using a Custom Site, leaving the domain, join the VDADEVICES workgrounp and create and installation log

  • msiexec /I ThinScaleVDA-1.x.msi CONNECTIONTYPE=0 MGMTURI=https://yourServerURI/TSTMgmt MGMTUSERNAME=xxxxxx MGMTPASSWORD=xxxxxxx LEAVEDOMAIN=1 WORKGROUPNAME=”VDADEVICES” DISABLECOMPUTEROBJECT=1 DOMAINUSERNAME=”Administrator” DOMAINPASSWORD=”password” /QB /L*V "%USERPROFILE%\TK.LOG"


Command-Line Option

Description

CONNECTIONTYPE

Configures the ThinScale VDA profile source

0 = ThinScale Management Server

2 = Standalone

MGMTURI

The address of a ThinScale Management Server 

e.g. https://tstmgmtserver.domain.local/TSTMgmt

MGMTDEFAULTSITE

Configures ThinScale VDA to connect to the ‘Default Site’ in the Management Platform

1 = Use Default Site

MGMTUSERNAME

The username associated with the Management Site you want this ThinScale VDA device to connect via.

(for more information on Management Sites, please see the ThinScale Management Console Administrators Guide)

MGMTPASSWORD

The password associated with the Management Site you want this ThinScale VDA device to connect via.

(for more information on Management Sites, please see the ThinScale Management Console Administrators Guide)