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When running the installer, use the following switches. Make sure that the GroupWise client AND Notify are unloaded; otherwise, the installation will not be successful. At that point, all the user will see is a progress bar.
- /url=http://[server IP address or DNS name]/RetainServer
- /hidemenu (this hides the standard GroupWise archive – if you wish to do so)
- /SILENT (run without user intervention – this will fail if the /url is not used)
Example: “C:SoftwareRetaintoolsgroupwiseWin32 Client Archive PluginRetain.Archive.Plugin.2013.9.16.143.exe” /url=http://10.1.5.30/RetainServer /hidemenu /SILENT
Msiexec has to be used. It also requires .NET and Visual Studio tools for Office.
The /hidemenu and /SILENT options are only applicable to the GroupWise installation. The only option that applies to the Outlook plugin is /url=http://[server IP address or DNS name]/RetainServer.
You can either run Setup.EXE //url=http://[server IP address or DNS name]/RetainServer or edit Setup.msi to include the /url option.
Here is a script that a customer wrote wrote and shared with us in hopes that it might help someone else. The script installs .NET and Visual Studio before installing the Retain plugin. This is shared as a helpful pointer but is not supported by GWAVA technical support.
REM Set Variables
REM Install .NET 4
“%Dotnet%dotNetFx40_Full_x86_x64.exe” /q /norestart
REM Install Visual Studio tools for Office
“%vc%vstor_redist.exe” /q /norestart
REM Install Retain plugin
msiexec /I “%retain%setup.msi” /qn
(Sometimes the edited setup.msi (includes URL) works and other times I have to run Setup.EXE /URL ….. )
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