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Silent Express Installation Parameter List

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Is there such of list with all possible parameters to configure with KXP Silent Installation in command line?  (Like; INSTALLTYPE, DATABASEDIR,....) 

Note that the Installation Guide mentions only the INSTALLATIONTYPE parameter.



To install the Express silently, the following command must be used:

setup.exe /s /v"<Parameter switches here> /qn"

The /s tells the setup.exe bootstrapper not to show any UI.

The /v"" tells the setup.exe bootstrapper to pass all the parameters within the /v"" to the MSI framework.

The /qn tells the MSI framework to install the product silently.

<Parameter switches here> accepts the following:

- INSTALLTYPE - which accepts one of the following values: CLIENTSERVER. CLIENT, or STANDALONE. The INSTALLTYPE is defaulted with STANDALONE value if it is not specified from the command-line.

- DATABASEDIR - Which accepts the writable path to directory that will be used to store Express server data such as Jobs, Batches, shared scanner profiles. The DATABASEDIR is defaulted with "C:\ProgramData\Kofax\Kofax Express 3.3\Server" if it is not specified from the command-line.

- SERVERNAME - which accepts the name of Express server, this value can be either the hostname or fully-qualified-domain-name (or completed domain name) of the Express server name.

- SERVERPORT - which accepts the open port for client/server communication, default is 3581.

- REBOOT=ReallySuppress - which tells MSI framework not to reboot when finished Express installation.


1) Even specifying REBOOT=ReallySuppress with the MSI framework, the Express setup.exe might still reboot the system because of its prerequisite software as the VC++ redistributable and .NET Framework might require a restart to complete VC and .NET Framework runtime.

2) To reduce reboots, it is suggested to install all VC Runtimes and .NET Framework before executing the setup.exe command.

- .NET 4.8 Framework setup path on Express media at ISSetupPrerequisites\{C1015097-96FE-4C5E-BD95-37910B3B16FF}\ndp48-x86-x64-allos-enu.exe

- VC++ 2013 Runtime - ISSetupPrerequisites\{CC2DF5F8-4454-44B4-802D-5EA68D086676}\vcredist_x86.exe

- VC++ 2015-2019 Runtime - ISSetupPrerequisites\{8ECB9800-52FD-432D-83EE-D6E037E96CC2}\vc_redist.x86.exe

Examples of silent installation commands:


setup.exe /s /v"INSTALLATIONTYPE=CLIENTSERVER DATABASEDIR=\"C:\ProgramData\Kofax\Kofax Express Server\" /qn"

setup.exe /s /v"INSTALLATIONTYPE=CLIENTSERVER DATABASEDIR=\"C:\ProgramData\Kofax\Kofax Express Server\" /qn"

setup.exe /s /v"INSTALLATIONTYPE=CLIENTSERVER DATABASEDIR=\"C:\ProgramData\Kofax\Kofax Express Server\" SERVERPORT=3581 /qn"

Level of Complexity 



Applies to  

Product Version Build Environment Hardware
Kofax Express 3.3 ALL N/A





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