Datto Workplace Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Datto Workplace is the security-focused enterprise file sync and share (EFSS), delivered by managed service providers, to enable secure and efficient collaboration. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Datto Workplace from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Datto Workplace Silently

Datto Workplace Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://us.workplace.datto.com/download
  2. Download & Copy the DattoWorkplaceSetup_vw.x.y.z.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command: DattoWorkplaceSetup_vw.x.y.z.exe /install /quiet /norestart
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Datto Workplace
Vendor:Datto, Inc.
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:DattoWorkplaceSetup_vw.x.y.z.exe /install /quiet /norestart
Silent Uninstall Switch:DattoWorkplaceSetup_vw.x.y.z.exe /uninstall /quiet /norestart
Repair Command:DattoWorkplaceSetup_vw.x.y.z.exe /repair /quiet /norestart
Download Link:https://us.workplace.datto.com/download
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/datto-workplace-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 Datto Workplace Installation Log File

The Datto Workplace installer offers the option to generate a log file during installation to assist with troubleshooting should any problems arise. You can use the following command to create a verbose log file with details about the installation.

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Datto Workplace Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

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

Enter Datto Workplace Team Key Automatically During Silent Installation

You will generate a Team Key for each team on the Configure Deployment page. In this example I’m using the fictitious key “a12b3456-6789-1cd2-3”

DattoWorkplaceSetup_vw.x.y.z.exe /install /quiet /norestart TeamKey=a12b3456-6789-1cd2-3

How to Uninstall Datto Workplace Silently

Check out the Datto Workplace 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:

Datto Workplace Silent Uninstall (EXE)

DattoWorkplaceSetup_vw.x.y.z.exe /uninstall /quiet /norestart

Datto Workplace Silent Uninstall (EXE) with Logging

DattoWorkplaceSetup_vw.x.y.z.exe /uninstall /quiet /norestart /log "%WINDIR%\Temp\DattoWorkplace-Uninstall.log"

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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