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How to install and deploy the Bold BI Enterprise Edition in silent mode

You can install and deploy the Bold BI Enterprise Edition in silent mode and this silent installer can be included in your existing installation process.

Follow these steps to install the Bold BI Enterprise Edition in silent mode:

  1. Download the BoldBIEnterpriseEdition.exe from your account.

  2. Run the downloaded BoldBIEnterpriseEdition.exe by double-clicking it. The installer wizard automatically opens and extracts the installer package into the %temp% folder.

  3. In the Run command box, type %temp% and press enter. The Temp folder will be opened. The boldbienterpriseedition_(version)_(timestamp).exe file will be present in one of the is-xxxx folder.

    Temp Location

  4. Copy the extracted boldbienterpriseedition_(version)_(timestamp).exe file in any of the local drive.

  5. Exit the Wizard.

  6. Now, run the windows command prompt in Administrator mode and pass the following arguments in the command line to the above Bold BI Enterprise Edition installer to install it in silent mode.

    Parameter:

     boldbienterpriseedition_(verion)_(timestamp).exe /Install Silent /InstallPath: {Location to install} /IISPortNo:{Port_No} /IISSiteName: {siteName} /IsSetFirewall: {true/false} /IsDesktopShortcut: {true/false} /IsStartMenuShortcut: {true/false}  /IsSilentStartUp: {true/false} /JsonFilePath:{Location of the Startup JSON file path}
  7. You can install and configure the Bold BI Enterprise Edition in two ways.

    a. Configure the application during the installation

    If you need to configure the Bold BI application during the silent installation itself, you can use the following command.

     boldbienterpriseedition_5.1.55_0534.exe /Install Silent /InstallPath: C:\Program Files (x86) \Bold BI Enterprise Edition\ /IISPortNo:56561 /IISSiteName:"BoldBIEnterpriseEdition" /IsSetFirewall: TRUE /IsDesktopShortcut: TRUE /IsStartMenuShortcut: TRUE /IsSilentStartUp: True /JsonFilePath: C:\Users\BuildAutomation\Desktop\v2_application_startup.json

    Example: Run Command with Parameters

    Once the setup installation is completed, the Bold BI application will be configured, and ready to start dashboarding.

    To configure the application during the installation process, you need to pass the database server information. Download the v2_application_startup JSON file and provide all the necessary inputs. After filling in the input, pass the file path to the JsonFilePath parameter.

    Please refer to this document to learn more about the application configuration arguments.

    b. Install the application alone and configure the application using UI

    If you do not want to configure the application during the silent installation, then set IsSilentStartUp to false and proceed with the installation

     boldbienterpriseedition_5.1.55_0534.exe /Install Silent /InstallPath: C:\Program Files (x86) \Bold BI Enterprise Edition\ /IISPortNo:56561 /IISSiteName:"BoldBIEnterpriseEdition" /IsSetFirewall: TRUE /IsDesktopShortcut: TRUE /IsStartMenuShortcut: TRUE /IsSilentStartUp: False

    Example:

    Slient Start Up False

    Once the setup installation is completed, you can provide the configuration details in the Bold BI application UI. Refer to this document to learn more about application startup