(UNIX/Linux) Server Silent Installation Options

This section provides the list and description of the UNIX/Linux silent installation options, and examples of the option settings needed for each type of database.

For examples of the option settings needed for each database type, see (UNIX/Linux) Server Silent Installation: optionsFile.txt Examples.

Option Default Description
typical Must be set to typical; do not enclose in quotes
-P installLocation
Specify the directory into which to install the Deployment Automation server. The –P property is used by the silent installation tool as the location to place files on disk. This should be set to /opt/microfocus/da
-V ServerDetailsInstallLoc
Specify the path to the Deployment Automation profile location. The value depends on the user specified in the -V SctTomcatOwner option. This should be set to:


-V ServerDetailsUseExisting
false To skip the database installation and administration part of the installation, include this and set it to true.
Important: Use only if there are existing Deployment Automation settings populated in the directory specified by: SRA_USER_INSTALLDIR.
-V ServerDetailsSkipDb
false To skip the database creation, include this and set it to true.
-V ServerDetailsPort
7918 Server port
-V ServerDetailsMutualAuth
false To use agent mutual authentication, specify this and set it to true. For more information, see Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Configuration.
-V SctFoundLoc
To reuse an existing installation of Common Tomcat, specify this and set it to true. When this is set to true, you must also include the SctInstallLoc option.
-V SctInstallLoc
(Required) If you specify the SctFoundLoc option to reuse an existing installation of Common Tomcat, you must use this option to specify the location of the existing Common Tomcat.
-V DbDetailsVendor
derby Use this to specify a database vendor other than the default: oracle or sqlserver
-V DbDetailsUser
da Database user ID
-V DbDetailsPwd
password Password for database user ID
-V DbDetailsDatabaseName
Database name (SQL Server only)
-V DbDetailsSchema
(Required for Oracle) Database schema
-V dbDetailsDriverFilename
Required for a database other than Derby; specify a database driver file.

The first "d" must be lowercase in this parameter only.

-V DbDetailsDerbyPort
Required for Derby, this specifies the Derby port, 11377
-V DbDetailsConnection
Database connection
  Required; installation mode must be set to silent
-V AdminDetailsName
Required installation owner's administration user name
Once created, you cannot remove the built-in administrative user through the user interface. Therefore, you should create this user using your organization's naming standards.
-V AdminDetailsPwd
Required user-defined password for the username set by the AdminDetailsName option
-V SctTomcatOwner
System user to own the Common Tomcat files, required only for new Common Tomcat installations
-V SctTomcatPort
8080 Common Tomcat port, required only for new installations. See the SctFoundLoc option.