If you need to automate the installation of BI Connector to a number of desktops or servers,  then you can install BI Connector in a silent install mode using the following steps.


Note: Please make sure to run the command prompt/script as an administrator, while doing silent installation/uninstallation.


Step 1: Extract

After downloading BI Connector, 

  • Extract the BIConnector-Desktop-Edition-x64-Tableau(x.x.x.xxxx).exe file by double-clicking on it.  
  • The following 3 files will be extracted from the zip file. 
  1. BIConnector-Desktop-Edition-x64-Tableau(x.x.x.xxxx).exe
  2. BIConnector-Readmore-Tableau.txt 
  3. BIConnector-TrialLicenseKey-Tableau.txt

Step 2: Installation

  1. Open your command prompt as an administrator.
  2. To do the silent installation, please execute the following command from the folder where you had extracted the BI Connector, as mentioned in Step 1
    BIConnector-Desktop-Edition-x64-Tableau(X.X.X.XXXX).exe -s -v"/qn" 

    Example

  3. After the above step, check the "C:/Program Files/BI Connector" folder. BI Connector will be installed.
    Note: If an older version of BI Connector was already installed in the machine, you'll first need to execute step 3 to uninstall the existing version.

Step 3: Uninstallation

  1. Open your command prompt as an administrator.
  2. To do the silent uninstallation, please execute the following command from the folder where you had extracted the BI Connector, as mentioned in Step 1
    BIConnector-Desktop-Edition-x64-Tableau(X.X.X.XXXX).exe -s -x -v"/qn"

    Example




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