Cisco Webex Network Recording Player Silent Install (How-To Guide)


The Webex Network Recording Player is an application provided by Cisco for playing back vendor recorded WebEx meetings in the Advanced Recording File (.ARF) format. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of the Cisco Webex Network Recording Player from the command line using the MSI installer.

How to Install the Cisco Webex Network Recording Player Silently

Webex Network Recording Player Silent Install (MSI)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.webex.com/video-recording.html
  2. Scroll down & select the Windows .ARF File download link
  3. Download the nbr2player.msi to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  4. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  5. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  6. Enter the following command: MsiExec.exe /i nbr2player.msi ALLUSERS=1 /qn
  7. Press Enter

After a few moments you should see the Network Recording Player Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Webex Network Recording Player
Vendor:Cisco Webex LLC
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:MSI
Silent Install Switch:MsiExec.exe /i nbr2player.msi ALLUSERS=1 /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch:MsiExec.exe /x nbr2player.msi /qn
Repair Command:MsiExec.exe /fa nbr2player.msi /qn
Download Link:https://www.webex.com/video-recording.html
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/cisco-webex-network-recording-player-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. Continue reading if you are interested in additional details and configurations.


Additional Configurations

Create a Webex Network Recording Player Installation Log File

The Webex Network Recording Player installer offers the option to generate a log file during installation to assist with troubleshooting should any problems arise. You can use the following commands to create a verbose log file with details about the installation.

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Webex Network Recording Player Silent Install with Logging (MSI)

MsiExec.exe /i nbr2player.msi ALLUSERS=1 /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\WebexNRP-Install.log"

How to Uninstall the Cisco Webex Network Recording Player Silently

Check out the Cisco Webex Network Recording Player 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 one of the following commands:
VersionWebex Network Recording Player Silent Uninstall String
41.5.7.11MsiExec.exe /x {4780A7B1-D4A1-9C6D-B913-A2051188CA1A} /qn

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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