A.1 InstallShield Silent Install Options

The following table identifies commonly used silent install options for InstallShield:

InstallShield Option

Description

/r

Records installation responses in an answer file.

Use this option with the graphical installer to create the answer file (such as C:\Windows\setup.iss) that is needed to perform a silent install.

/s

Silently installs the application.

/sms

Causes the installer to pause until the installation finishes.

/f1”answer_file_filename.iss”

Specifies the filename of the answer file.

For information about other InstallShield silent and unattended install options, see Unattended/Silent Installation Switches on the SourceForge.Net Web site.