Microsoft Azure Service Fabric Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Microsoft Azure Service Fabric is a distributed systems platform that makes it easy to package, deploy, and manage scalable and reliable microservices and containers. Service Fabric also addresses the significant challenges in developing and managing cloud native applications. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Microsoft Azure Service Fabric from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Microsoft Azure Service Fabric Silently

Microsoft Azure Service Fabric Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to:
  2. Select the Install Service Fabric Runtime for Windows link
  3. Download the MicrosoftServiceFabric.w.x.y.z.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:
    • MicrosoftServiceFabric.w.x.y.z.exe /accepteula /quiet /SkipPSExecutionPolicy
  7. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find Microsoft Azure Service Fabric entries in the Installation Directory and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Microsoft Azure Service Fabric
Vendor:Microsoft Corporation
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:MicrosoftServiceFabric.w.x.y.z.exe /accepteula /quiet /SkipPSExecutionPolicy
Silent Uninstall Switch:MicrosoftServiceFabric.w.x.y.z.exe /uninstall
Download Link:
PowerShell Script:
Detection Script:

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

Install Service Fabric Client Components Suitable for Container Environment

MicrosoftServiceFabric.w.x.y.z.exe /accepteula /sdkcontainerclient /quiet

Automatically Terminate Non-Critical Blocking Processes During Install

MicrosoftServiceFabric.w.x.y.z.exe /accepteula /quiet /force

Include Bypass Flag as Execution Policy Changes May Not Work When Running as SYSTEM

MicrosoftServiceFabric.w.x.y.z.exe /accepteula /quiet /SkipPSExecutionPolicy

How to Uninstall Microsoft Azure Service Fabric Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

Microsoft Azure Service Fabric Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
Microsoft Azure Service Fabric Silent Uninstall (PowerShell)
  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter one of the following commands:

Microsoft Azure Service Fabric Silent Uninstall (EXE)

MicrosoftServiceFabric.w.x.y.z.exe /uninstall
powershell.exe -File "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Service Fabric\bin\Fabric\Fabric.Code\CleanFabric.ps1"

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

I am an accomplished Software Engineer at Patch My PC, leveraging more than 18 years of hands-on experience in Configuration Manager administration and application packaging. I am driven by a genuine passion for solving complex problems and consistently strive to discover innovative and effective solutions. Sharing my extensive knowledge of application deployments is a true joy for me, and I am honored to contribute to the community here at Silent Install HQ.

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