How to install CA Release Automation Agent manually in silent mode on Windows machines.

Document ID : KB000006500
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Issue:

How to install CA Release Automation agent manually on Windows machines in Silent mode ? 

Environment:
Release Automation 5.5.2,6.0,6.1,6.2,6.3Windows 7,10,2008
Resolution:

Steps for Silent mode install:

1. On target server, create an empty folder, copy files nolio_agent_windows_*_*.exe and agent.response.varfile from Execution Server scripts directory( /ReleaseAutomationServer/Scripts) to target server machine. 

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2. On target server machine (Folder created with name RA Agent). 

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3. The file agent.response.varfile (no modification required). 

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4. Run the following command from the directory created on target machine:

  • nolio_agent_windows_*.exe -q -dir (Install dir) -varfile agent.response.varfile -Vsys.installationDir=(install dir) -Vnolio.execution.name=(Execution server name) -Vnolio.execution.port=6600 -Vnolio.nimi.port=6600 -Vnolio.check.connectivity=false -Vnolio.nimi.secured=false

For Example:

nolio_agent_windows_5_5_2_b191.exe -q -dir "C:\Program Files\CA\NolioAgent\" -varfile agent.response.varfile -Vsys.installationDir="C:\Program Files\CA\NolioAgent\" -Vnolio.execution.name=EShostname -Vnolio.execution.port=6600 -Vnolio.nimi.port=6600 -Vnolio.check.connectivity=false -Vnolio.nimi.secured=false

Additional Information:

Note: i4j_nlog in temp directory will show the information related to installation.