Camunda Modeler Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Camunda Modeler aligns business and IT teams using standards-based BPMN diagrams. Versioning lets you iterate on process design to find what works best. Collaborate and comment virtually to ensure alignment from anywhere. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Camunda Modeler from the command line using the ZIP file.

How to Install Camunda Modeler Silently

Camunda Modeler Silent Install

  1. Navigate to: https://camunda.com/download/modeler/
  2. Download the camunda-modeler-x.y.z-win-x64.zip to a folder created at (C:\Downloads\CamundaModeler)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads\CamundaModeler folder
  5. Enter the following commands:
mkdir "%ProgramFiles%\Camunda Modeler"
tar -xf camunda-modeler-x.y.z-win-x64.zip --directory "%ProgramFiles%\Camunda Modeler"

Create a Camunda Modeler Start Menu Shortcut with Windows PowerShell

  • Open Notepad or your favorite text editor
  • Add the following lines:
$TargetFile = "$env:ProgramFiles\Camunda Modeler\Camunda Modeler.exe"
$ShortcutFile = "$env:ALLUSERSPROFILE\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Camunda Modeler.lnk"
$WScriptShell = New-Object -ComObject WScript.Shell
$Shortcut = $WScriptShell.CreateShortcut($ShortcutFile)
$Shortcut.TargetPath = $TargetFile
$Shortcut.Save()
  • Save the file to C:\Downloads\CamundaModeler and name it: CamundaModelerStartMenuSC.ps1
  • Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  • Navigate to the C:\Downloads\CamundaModeler folder
  • Enter the following command:
    • Powershell.exe -ExecutionPolicy ByPass -File ".\CamundaModelerStartMenuSC.ps1"

Create a Camunda Modeler Desktop Shortcut with Windows PowerShell

  • Open Notepad or your favorite text editor
  • Add the following lines:
$TargetFile = "$env:ProgramFiles\Camunda Modeler\Camunda Modeler.exe"
$ShortcutFile = "$env:PUBLIC\Desktop\Camunda Modeler.lnk"
$WScriptShell = New-Object -ComObject WScript.Shell
$Shortcut = $WScriptShell.CreateShortcut($ShortcutFile)
$Shortcut.TargetPath = $TargetFile
$Shortcut.Save()
  • Save the file to C:\Downloads\CamundaModeler and name it: CamundaModelerDesktopSC.ps1
  • Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  • Navigate to the C:\Downloads\CamundaModeler folder
  • Enter the following command:
    • Powershell.exe -ExecutionPolicy ByPass -File ".\CamundaModelerDesktopSC.ps1"

Software Title:Camunda Modeler
Vendor:Camunda
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:mkdir "%ProgramFiles%\Camunda Modeler" && tar -xf camunda-modeler-x.y.z-win-x64.zip --directory "%ProgramFiles%\Camunda Modeler"
Silent Uninstall Switch:RMDIR /Q /S "%ProgramFiles%\Camunda Modeler"
Download Link:https://camunda.com/download/modeler/
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/camunda-modeler-install-and-uninstall-powershell/
Detection Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/create-a-custom-detection-script-for-camunda-modeler-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. Continue reading if you are interested in additional details and configurations.


Additional Configurations

Suppress Privacy Preferences Dialog Box

  • Open Notepad or your favorite text editor
  • Add the following lines:
{
  "editor.privacyPreferences": {
    "ENABLE_CRASH_REPORTS": false,
    "ENABLE_USAGE_STATISTICS": false,
    "ENABLE_UPDATE_CHECKS": false
  }
}
  • Save the file to C:\Downloads\CamundaModeler and name it: config.json
  • Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  • Navigate to the C:\Downloads\CamundaModeler folder
  • Enter the following command:
xcopy /y ".\config.json" "%AppData%\camunda-modeler\"

How to Uninstall Camunda Modeler Silently

Check out the following post for a scripted solution:

Camunda Modeler Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
Camunda Modeler Silent Uninstall (PowerShell)
  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter the following sets of commands:

Camunda Modeler Silent Uninstall

RMDIR /Q /S "%ProgramFiles%\Camunda Modeler"
DEL "%PUBLIC%\Desktop\Camunda Modeler.lnk"
DEL "%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Camunda Modeler.lnk"

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.

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