Supported command line options for the Microsoft App-V 4.5 Management Server installer

Here is a overview of all the supported command line options in App-V.

The table describes the Microsoft Application Virtualization (also known as App-V), command-line parameters that are available for the Microsoft App-V 4.5 Management Server.

Parameter Value(s) Description
OPTIN True\False Configures the MU optin.
USERNAME String value that specifies the user name who is performing the install.
COMPANYNAME String value that specifies the company name that owns the system.
ADDLOCAL Release_SoftGrid_Server, Release_AppVirt_Vss_Writer, Release_SoftGrid_Management_Console, Release_SoftGrid_Mgmt_Web_Service A comma separated list of the App-V Server options that you want to install on the system.
DB_HOST String value that specifies the hostname of the SQL Server system.
DB_SERVICE String value that specifies the database on the SQL Server system that is going to be created or used.
DB_PORT 1433 Numeric value that specifies the SQL Server remote connection port number.
SWICERTHASH String value that specifies the certificate thumbprint for the certificate that is installed on the system.
SWISERVERRTSPPORT 554/322 Numeric value that specifies the RTSP(S) port number on the server.
SWIADMINGROUP String value that specifies the Admin Group for the server.
SWIUSERGROUP String value that specifies the User Group for the Default Provider Policy.
SWIDOMAINNAME String value that specifies the domain name from which the Admin and User groups mentioned above belong to.
SWICONTENTDIR String value that specifies the content directory for the server.
INSTALLDIR String value that specifies the installation directory for the server.

As an example, the following sample command line installs the Management Server using all the command line options mentioned above:

msiexec /i “setup.msi” /qn /l*vx %temp%\serverinstall.txt OPTIN=”true” USERNAME=”UserJim” COMPANYNAME=”Contoso” ADDLOCAL=”Release_SoftGrid_Server,Release_AppVirt_Vss_Writer,Release_SoftGrid_Management_Console,Release_SoftGrid_Mgmt_Web_Service” DB_HOST=”MySQLServer” DB_SERVICE=”MySQLDatabase” DB_PORT=”1433″ SWICERTHASH=”1A7E958464C90DABC1232372538A83624600E276″ SWISERVERRTSPPORT=”322″ SWIDOMAINNAME=”corp.contoso.com” SWIADMINGROUP=”MyAppVAdminGroup” SWIUSERGROUP=”MyAppVUserGroup” SWICONTENTDIR=”c:\program files\Microsoft System Center App Virt Management Server\App Virt Management Server\content\” INSTALLDIR=”C:\Program Files\Microsoft System Center App Virt Management Server\”

Source: kb2384955