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Installation : Performing an OpenEdge Installation in Windows : OpenEdge Silent installation overview : Running the Silent installation : Understanding the response.ini file contents
Understanding the response.ini file contents
The data captured in the response.ini file provides a detailed, reliable snapshot of the installation choices made during an interactive installation. As noted in the table Data input options for a Silent installation, the response.ini file is stored in your installation directory, OpenEdge-install-dir.
The response.ini file includes:
*A header version number and application details
*Section labels defined by brackets for easy referencing
*Each dialog box comment section identified with the label DESCRIPTION and the specific dialog box title
*Easy-to-read descriptions of the fields on each dialog box
*Only the values captured during the interactive install are stored in the response.ini file; there is no extraneous content
*Dialog boxes that appear in the same order as presented in the online installation
*A complete list of products installed
The initial response.ini file is created when you run the Silent installation; it is never overwritten. If you re-run the Silent installation to add products to an existing installation, a new response.ini file is created and it is identified as response.ini.1. Any subsequent Silent installations will generate response.ini.2, response.ini.3, and so forth. These files will be saved to your installation directory.
Note: You can manually add the license addendum file path to the response.ini file by adding the LicenseAddendumFile= parameter after the Serial Number And Control Codes Dialog section. The silent installation automatically adds the license.
* Response.ini sample excerpt