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Installation and Configuration
Installation : Performing an OpenEdge Installation on UNIX or Linux : OpenEdge Silent installation overview : Running the Silent installation
Running the Silent installation
The command you use to initiate, or play back, the response file is the same regardless of the data input you use. Once you enter the command to start the process, the OpenEdge Silent installation utility runs without your intervention.
The syntax for running the OpenEdge Silent Installation utility in batch mode follows:


proinst -b <path>/<install-ini-name> -l <path>/<logfile-name> [-n]
The command to initiate an OpenEdge installation.
Identifies that a batch installation will be performed, and specifies the pathname and filename of the .ini file that you select to run the Silent installation. You can use the response.ini file, the install.ini file, or another .ini file that you create and name.
-l <path>/<logfile-name>
Identifies that a log file will be created, and specifies the pathname and filename of the installation log file in which the installation events will be logged. If no filename is specified, the OpenEdge Installation Utility uses the default log filename of install.log.
If no directory is specified to which the log file is to be saved, the Installation Utility saves it to the directory identified by the first environment variable it finds among the following: $TMP, $TEMP, or $TMPDIR.
Indicates that the batch installation will include a progress meter, displaying details about the current installation phase and percent complete.


The following example shows a typical Silent installation command:
proinst -b /test/install.ini -l /log/test.log