Apache Directory Studio Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Apache Directory Studio is a complete directory tooling platform intended to be used with any LDAP server however it is particularly designed for use with ApacheDS. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Apache Directory Studio from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Apache Directory Studio Silently

Apache Directory Studio Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://directory.apache.org/studio/download/download-windows.html
  2. Download the ApacheDirectoryStudio-x.y.z-x86_64.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Navigate to: https://adoptium.net/?variant=openjdk11
  4. Download the OpenJDK11U-jdk_x64_windows_x.y.z.msi to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  5. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  6. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  7. Enter the following commands:
MsiExec.exe /i OpenJDK11U-jdk_x64_windows_x.y.z.msi /qn
ApacheDirectoryStudio-x.y.z-x86_64.exe /S

After a few moments you will find Apache Directory Studio entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Apache Directory Studio
Vendor:Apache Software Foundation
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch (Step 1)MsiExec.exe /i OpenJDK11U-jdk_x64_windows_x.y.z.msi /qn
Silent Install Switch (Step 2)ApacheDirectoryStudio-x.y.z-x86_64.exe /S
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\Apache Directory Studio\uninstall.exe" /S
Download Link:https://directory.apache.org/studio/download/download-windows.html
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/apache-directory-studio-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

The information above provides a quick overview of the software title, vendor, silent install, and silent uninstall switches. The download links provided take you directly to the vendors website.

How to Uninstall Apache Directory Studio Silently

Check out the Apache Directory Studio Install and Uninstall (PowerShell) post for a scripted solution.

  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter the following command:

Apache Directory Studio Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%ProgramFiles%\Apache Directory Studio\uninstall.exe" /S

Always make sure to test everything in a development environment prior to implementing anything into production. The information in this article is provided “As Is” without warranty of any kind.

Jason Bergner

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