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Automatic Installation

Updated June 09, 2020


This article applies to:
  • Terrain 3D
  • Terrain Forestry
  • RoadEng Civil
  • RoadEng Forestry

Silent Installation

This article shows how perform an unattended or silent installation which does not display any indication of its progress.

The command line parameters used here are /qn /quiet (no UI will be showed during the installation).

The full command would be something like this:

C:\Users\Public\Documents\Softree\RoadEngCivil_x64_9.0.355.0.exe /qn /quiet

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Softree uses Advanced Installer; here is a link to the appropriate help page to see other options:

https://www.advancedinstaller.com/user-guide/qa-silent-install.html

Automatic network license connection for new install

To connect automatically to the Network License Server:

  • In a text editor modify or create a file (config.xml) to contain the correct computer name (or IP address) and port for you network license server
  • After RoadEng installation, copy config.xml into the C:\ProgramData\Softree\License folder
  • When the user runs RoadEng for the first time, it will automatically connect to the named network license server.

Content of config.xml file:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
<config>
   <server IP='ServerNameOrIP' port='8081'>
</config>

Note: this functionality is available from Version 9.0.355.0.

You can download the latest version here: Downloads Version 9

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