Installer scripts

The Installer provides command-line scripts for managing the product and applying service package, upgrade packs, extension packs and patches. The scripts are available on UNIX and Windows systems.

Available scripts

The following scripts are available:

  • display
  • update
  • configure
  • uninstall

Each script has a -h option (for example, configure -h) to display all the available options for it.

By default, the action steps performed by each script do not generate debug information in the log. You can activate this option using the -d option. The -d option is not available for display scripts.

Display script

Displays information related to the products installed in root installation directory. If you run it without any parameters, a list of installed products and their current versions (latest SPs and patches) are displayed. You can use the -n <ComponentName> option to display the installation history of a product which means it displays the install history of all upgrade packs, service packs, extension packs and patches.

Update script

Enables you to install or uninstall patches, service packs, extension packs and upgrade packs in the current installation.

There are three ways to perform an update:

  • Non-interactively, with one of the following options:
    • [-i | --install] <file name>: Installs the update specified by the file name.
    • [-f | --folder] <directory name>: Installs all the updates located in the folder and specified by the directory name.
  • Console: Use the -m console option and follow the instructions on the screen.
  • GUI: Use the -m gui option and follow the instructions on the screen.

If you do not specify an option, the default is set to gui mode for the GUI environment and console mode on other environments.

Install update

In non-interactive mode, you can:

  • [-i | --install] <file name>: Install the update specified by the file name.
  • [-f | --folder] <folder name>: Install all the updates located in the folder specified by the directory name.

Uninstall update

[-u|-uninstall]: Uninstall the update defined by the parameter specified between angled brackets. The name of the update must have the format: <product shortname (as displayed in the Display script)>:<name of update as displayed in the Display script>. For example, to uninstall Patch04 of SP1 for Composer, execute the command, update.sh -u Composer: SP1_Patch04. For composite updates, use the command, update -u <Update descriptor>. For example to remove Transfer_CFT_3.1.2_UP-from-3.0.1 composite update use the command, update64.exe -u Transfer_CFT_3.1.2_UP-from-3.0.1.

Configure script

Enables you to modify the configuration of one or more of your installed products.

There are three ways to perform a configuration:

  • Non-interactive: Use the -s option and specify the name of the Silent File to use, for example, configure -s <silent file name>.
  • Console: Use the -m console option and follow the instructions on the screen.
  • GUI: Use the -m gui option, for example, console -m gui and follow the instructions on the screen.

Uninstall script

Enables you to uninstall one or more products from your installation.

There are three ways to uninstall:

  • Non-interactive: Use the -n option. You can specify the parameter as either Synchrony, in which case the entire infrastructure is uninstalled, or the product name.
  • Console: Use the -m console option, and follow the instructions on the screen.
  • GUI: Use the -m gui option, and follow the instructions on the screen.

The non-interactive mode does not allow you to uninstall multiple products at once, except if you want to uninstall all the products in the entire installation folder.

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