Install agent relays in silent mode on Windows
This topic describes how to configure and install a Deployment Automation agent relay in silent mode on Windows.
Install an agent relay in silent mode on Windows
To install an agent relay in silent mode on Windows:
Download the agent relay installer for Windows.
Create an options file, add the agent relay options, and save the file as C:/optionsFile.txt. For details, see Silent installation options for an agent relay.
Note: Make sure that the options file is in ANSI format. The agent installer does not support UTF.
From a command prompt, run this command:
install.cmd -silent -options optionsFile.txt
where optionsFile.txt is the options file you created in step 2.
After you install your agent relay, continue with the next steps in the Installation checklist.
The following table describes the agent relay silent installation options for Windows.
directory where you want the agent relay installed. If it does not exist, you
will be prompted on whether to create it, for example:
Note: This is the only required option for running the agent relay silent installation. If you specify only this property, the rest of the options will have the default values.
directory where Java is installed. Ensure that the
C:\Program Files\Micro Focus\common\jre\8.0
|AGENT_RELAY_NAME||Enter the name of
the agent relay. Each agent relay must have a unique name. The default name is
|PROXY_HOST||Enter the IP address or host name on which the agent relay will listen for HTTP requests coming from agents.|
Enter the port on
which the agent relay will listen for HTTP requests coming from agents. The
Note: Agent relays can also communicate through HTTPS. To enable this communication, configure the server to work through HTTPS and change the external agent link to use HTTPS. Agents will then automatically connect through HTTPS. Agent relays will automatically use HTTPS when agents request HTTPS links.
|AGENT_RELAY_RELAY_PORT||Enter the port on
which the agent relay will use for JMS-based communications with remote agents.
The default port is
authentication is required, enter
you want the agent relay to connect to the
server as follows:
Note: If you aren't sure, accept the default
|AGENT_RELAY_SERVER_HOST||If you entered
|AGENT_RELAY_SERVER_PORT||If you entered
|INSTALL_SERVICE||If you are
installing the agent relay on Windows, you can install it as a Windows service.
The default value is
running as a Windows service) Enter a unique name for the service. No spaces
are allowed. The default is
running as a Windows service) Enter an account name, including the domain path
under which to run the service. For a local user, insert
running as a Windows service) Enter a password for the Windows service user
account name. The default is
running as a Windows service) Specify whether or not
Example of silent installation settings in an options file
Use the following example of the optionsFile.txt settings to configure agent relay silent installation on Windows.
In this optionsFile.txt, the agent relay named Relay123 is configured to connect to the server on DAServerHost. The mutual authentication mode for the agent relay is activated. The agent relay runs as a Windows service named sda-relay123 that is set to start automatically when the system starts. The admin user account name for the agent relay Windows service is admin01, and the password is password.
AGENT_RELAY_HOME=C:\Program Files\Micro Focus\agentrelay JAVA_HOME=C:\Program Files\Micro Focus\common\jre\8.0 AGENT_RELAY_NAME=Relay123 PROXY_HOST=0.0.0.0 PROXY_PORT=20080 AGENT_RELAY_RELAY_PORT=7916 AGENT_RELAY_MUTUAL_AUTH=true AGENT_RELAY_CONNECT=true AGENT_RELAY_SERVER_HOST=DAServerHost AGENT_RELAY_SERVER_PORT=7918 INSTALL_SERVICE=true INSTALL_SERVICE_NAME=sda-relay123 INSTALL_SERVICE_LOGIN=admin01 INSTALL_SERVICE_PASSWORD=password INSTALL_SERVICE_AUTOSTART=true