Using MSI Command Line Switches to install Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) 12.1 fails to install or fails to abide by switch parameters
|Article:TECH177946|||||Created: 2011-12-29|||||Updated: 2013-12-04|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH177946|
Using MSI command line switches (
These switches worked with SEP 11.x and with previous Symantec AntiVirus (SAV) 10.x installations.
Can vary. Most frequently, the install simply does not complete.
Following is a sample of the MSI command line switch code used to install the SEP 12.1 client when the installation fails. (Note: an installation from network share has never been recommended.)
Verify that you are not using a command line switch that is no longer valid.
SEP 12.1.x makes the following changes to MSI command line switches:
SYMPROTECTDISABLEDis no longer used. REBOOTis no longer used; instead, use SYMREBOOT. The syntax is exactly the same. CACHEINSTALLis no longer used; instead, use CACHE_INSTALLER.
See the KB articles listed in Related Articles for more information.
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