Windows Installer parameters
Symantec Endpoint Protectionclient installation packages use the standard Windows Installer parameters, as well as a set of extensions for command-line installation and deployment.
See the Windows Installer documentation for further information about the usage of standard Windows Installer parameters. You can also execute msiexec.exe from a command line to see the complete list of parameters.
The installation file for the
Symantec Endpoint Protectionclient. If the file name contains spaces, enclose the file name in quotations when used with /I and /x.
Windows Installer executable.
.msi file name"
Install the specified file. If the file name contains spaces, enclose the file name in quotations. If the file is not in the same directory from which you execute Msiexec, specify the path name. If the path name contains spaces, enclose the path name in quotations. For example, msiexec.exe /I "C:\
When a silent deployment is used, the applications that plug into
Symantec Endpoint Protection, such as Microsoft Outlook, must be restarted after installation.
.msi file name"
Uninstall the specified components.
Install with a basic user interface that shows the installation progress.
Create a verbose log file, where
logfilenameis the name of the log file you want to create.
Designate a custom path on the target computer where
pathis the specified target directory. If the path includes spaces, enclose the path in quotation marks.
The default directory for 32-bit computers is C:\Program Files\Symantec\
Symantec Endpoint Protection. The default directory for 64-bit computers is C:\Program Files (x86)\Symantec\
Symantec Endpoint Protection.
Controls a computer restart after installation, where
valueis a valid argument.
The valid arguments include the following:
Use ReallySuppress to suppress a restart when you perform a silent uninstallation of Symantec Endpoint Protection client.
Select the custom features to be installed, where
featureis a specified component or list of components. If this property is not used, all applicable features are installed by default, and Auto-Protect email clients are installed only for detected email programs.
To add all appropriate features for the client installations, use the ALL command as in ADDLOCAL=ALL.
When you specify a new feature to install, you must include the names of the features that are already installed that you want to keep. If you do not specify the features that you want to keep, Windows Installer removes them. By specifying existing features, you do not overwrite the installed features. To uninstall an existing feature, use the REMOVE command.
Uninstall the previously installed program or a specific feature from the installed program, where
featureis one of the following: