Automated Nimsoft agent installs via chef

Discussion created by kbocsl on Oct 28, 2016
Latest reply on Nov 2, 2016 by kbocsl

Hi everyone, I'm trying to make a chef recipe to install the nimsoft agent on Windows boxes, but the installer i have (NimBUS Robot 7.63.exe) doesn't seem to be responding to any of the commandline switches it's supposed to, ie:  /VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART


I’ve also tried some of the standard installshield switches such as /s /sms /q /qn etc but no luck, every time it's run it brings up the gui installer so i can't install it.


I do have a nms-robot-vars.cfg in the installer directory with the information it needs to connect.


Any ideas what I'm doing wrong here? Is it the error behaviour, ie if it sees an nms-robot-vars.cfg but it's not got accurate config in it , it silently falls back to the gui installer?