Cyberduck Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Cyberduck is an open-source client for FTP and SFTP, WebDAV, and cloud storage. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Cyberduck from the command line using both EXE & MSI installers.

How to Install Cyberduck Silently

Cyberduck Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://cyberduck.io/changelog/
  2. Select Download Installer (Windows) under the version of your choice
  3. Download the EXE 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: Cyberduck-Installer-x.y.z.exe /install /quiet /norestart
  7. Press Enter

After a minute or so you should see the Cyberduck entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Cyberduck
Vendor:iterate GmbH
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:Cyberduck-Installer-x.y.z.exe /install /quiet /norestart
Silent Uninstall Switch:Cyberduck-Installer-x.y.z.exe /uninstall /quiet /norestart
Repair Command:Cyberduck-Installer-x.y.z.exe /repair /quiet /norestart
Download Link:https://cyberduck.io/changelog/

Cyberduck Silent Install (MSI)

  1. Navigate to: https://cyberduck.io/changelog/
  2. Select Download MSI Package (Windows) under the version of your choice
  3. Download the 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 Cyberduck-Installer-x.y.z.msi /qn
  7. Press Enter

After a minute or so you should see the Cyberduck entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Cyberduck
Vendor:iterate GmbH
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:MSI
Silent Install Switch:MsiExec.exe /i Cyberduck-Installer-x.y.z.msi /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch:MsiExec.exe /x Cyberduck-Installer-x.y.z.msi /qn
Repair Command:MsiExec.exe /fa Cyberduck-Installer-x.y.z.msi /qn
Download Link:https://cyberduck.io/changelog/

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 an Installation Log File

The Cyberduck installers offer 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.

Cyberduck Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

Cyberduck-Installer-x.y.z.exe /install /quiet /norestart /log "%WINDIR%\Temp\Cyberduck-Install.log"

Cyberduck Silent Install (MSI) with Logging

MsiExec.exe /i Cyberduck-Installer-x.y.z.msi /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\Cyberduck-Install.log"

How to Uninstall Cyberduck Silently

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

Cyberduck Silent Uninstall (EXE)

Cyberduck-Installer-x.y.z.exe /uninstall /quiet /norestart
VersionCyberduck Silent Uninstall String (MSI)
7.8.1MsiExec.exe /x {1B8987FA-F311-4FEC-B968-FDE89DBF81E2} /qn
7.8.0MsiExec.exe /x {B3CBD1AF-9176-4A85-8D36-29F058E31A4E} /qn
7.7.2MsiExec.exe /x {E8F44A9A-F443-44EA-AC36-00F1EFD39E37} /qn
7.7.1MsiExec.exe /x {DC69A4AD-183E-429D-899B-3EA86CD1A891} /qn
7.7.0MsiExec.exe /x {34D722B6-4E8E-40E3-822E-B24318FD692B} /qn
7.6.2MsiExec.exe /x {57946F83-E93E-4E81-B7E3-47909AD7A847} /qn
7.6.1MsiExec.exe /x {54C539AE-D496-4670-B33A-0BFA076EAE8E} /qn
7.6.0MsiExec.exe /x {A22182BD-67AD-4A00-B4E1-8E62CC80C845} /qn
7.5.1MsiExec.exe /x {C581FA4E-60FA-46BF-BCB9-57DD761D1EBA} /qn
7.5.0MsiExec.exe /x {ABA53091-EDD6-47DF-9539-26A139DBBB16} /qn
7.4.1MsiExec.exe /x {8894EC18-C5A7-480F-ADA4-CD2E70D4035F} /qn
7.4.0MsiExec.exe /x {2CE39936-5CF8-4C06-B2C3-3C1ACDB09783} /qn
7.3.1MsiExec.exe /x {104EBE8E-905E-48C7-995B-18D3D3CF674F} /qn
7.3.0MsiExec.exe /x {ABA4FEDC-BCF0-41FB-9B09-43BA7F205E25} /qn
7.2.5MsiExec.exe /x {63C17D7D-0B3A-4372-BDE7-654CBF181038} /qn
7.2.4MsiExec.exe /x {5E59341A-5E51-410C-ADFC-6823F4D2EA2A} /qn
7.2.2MsiExec.exe /x {0D1C6235-9CCE-4ECA-8FCE-DF285738DE46} /qn
7.2.1MsiExec.exe /x {0C6776CD-BE2F-40A3-B436-9C8197478A6D} /qn
7.2.0MsiExec.exe /x {7ACA08C9-B78F-4CDB-B93E-CEEBB861C488} /qn
7.1.2MsiExec.exe /x {6AC133C1-A2E7-48C2-A8D8-C903860CF684} /qn
7.1.1MsiExec.exe /x {112872DB-6764-4210-8BF2-B964DEDAF47A} /qn
7.1.0MsiExec.exe /x {5D258A29-8F21-4B70-8E9F-7C8B64C4BA00} /qn
7.0.2MsiExec.exe /x {994CDFDD-BDE1-4DE9-9E6E-AA93D6C9ECAD} /qn
7.0.1MsiExec.exe /x {60BF14C2-3F30-421F-B234-5160A5C01F69} /qn
7.0.0MsiExec.exe /x {4430F901-1F67-44BF-B981-0229EF880F11} /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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