11.13 Package Options for Windows, Linux, and Macintosh

You can use the following options when launching a deployment package from the command line on Windows, Linux, and Macintosh. The syntax is:

package name option1 option2 ...

An example for Windows:

PreAgentPkg_Agent.exe -q -v -k regkey1

An example for Linux:

PreAgentPkg_AgentLinux.bin -S -k regkey1

An example for Macintosh:

PreAgentPkg_AgentMAC.bin -k regkey1

The command accepts the following options:

On Linux

-G: Do not install packages which require X or GUI.

-S: Disable SELinux if the agent is unable to open the ports required by ZENworks.

-k: The registration key used to register the device in the management zone.

On Windows

-x: Do not reboot after installation.

-q: Suppress the reboot prompt.

-Z: Log the ZESM installation information.

-U: Force uninstall of older ZENworks Desktop Management Agent.

-K: Installs drivers for ZENworks Endpoint Security Management (ZESM), Full Disk Encryption (FDE), Full Location Awareness (FLA) and Agent Self Defense (ASD) based on the argument passed.

For more information, see:

For example: If this PreAgentPkg_Agent.exe –K 1111 parameter is passed, then all drivers (ZESM, FDE, FLA and ASD) will be installed.

-b: Blocks installation of component. Component can be a single component or a comma separated list of ZENworks components.

Supported component names: FDE, ZESM, Asset Management, Policies, Bundles, Patches, Users, Remote Management and Imaging.

On Linux, Macintosh, and Windows

-d target_path: Extract the files to the specified target path. The default target path for Windows is c:\windows\novell\zenworks\stage.

The default target path for Linux and Macintosh is /opt/novell/zenworks/stage.

-h: Display help information.

-k: The registration key used to register the device in the management zone.

-l: List the contents of the package only. Do not extract the package and run the installation.

-n: Extract the package but do not run the installation.

-v: Turn on verbose screen logging.

In addition to the options listed above, there are two additional BUILDTIME options (-f file and -o output_file) that are used when building packages. These options should only be used under the direction of Micro Focus Customer Support.