Article ID: 1249, created on Oct 6, 2008, last review on May 8, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Plesk 8.1 for Windows
  • Plesk 7.6 for Windows
  • Plesk 7.5 for Windows

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You can find examples on installing Plesk in unattended mode below.

Attachment to this article contains two  batch files that will help you perform Plesk unattended installations easily. install-plesk-with-msde.cmd will let  you  install Plesk in desired installation type: Typical, Complete and Custom. install-plesk.cmd runs Plesk installer without installing MSDE, and is needed if MSSQL has already been pre-installed or you are intending to use external MSSQL server.

Command-line Options for
install-plesk-with-msde.cmd

install-plesk-with-msde.cmd <full_path_to_plesk_msi_file> <full_path_to_plesk_install_dir> <mode> [<msde_sa_password>]

Where <mode> can be:

complete - install all Plesk components

typical - install only typical Plesk components

{ comp_list } - install all Plesk components without components from this comma-separated list

Command-line Options for
install-plesk.cmd

install-plesk.cmd <full_path_to_plesk_msi_file>
<full_path_to_plesk_install_dir> <mode> <mssql_host> <mssql_admin_name> <mssql_admin_password>

Where <mode> can be:

complete - install all Plesk components

typical - install only typical Plesk components

{ comp_list } - install all Plesk components without components from this comma-separated list

<mssql_host> - MSSQL Server location with optional instance name (e.g. localhost\SQLEXPRESS)

<mssql_admin> - MSSQL Server administrator's name

<mssql_host>  - MSSQL Server administrator's password

Examples

 1.      Plesk Typical and Complete installation types

To chose the desired Plesk installation type use the third command-line option <mode> in install-plesk-with-msde.cmd or install-plesk.cmd

install-plesk-with-msde.cmd C:\060711.21\plesk_7.6.1_build060711.21.msi C:\Plesk complete install-plesk-with-msde.cmd C:\060711.21\plesk_7.6.1_build060711.21.msi C:\Plesk complete MSSQLpassword

2.      Plesk installation with MSDE

To install Plesk with MSDE shipped with Plesk distribution kit you need to use install-plesk-with-msde.cmd batch file.

install-plesk-with-msde.cmd C:\060711.21\plesk_7.6.1_build060711.21.msi C:\Plesk typical

3.      Plesk with external MSSQL or SSE

If you are not planning to install MSDE shipped with Plesk distribution kit you need to use install-plesk.cmd batch file.

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