Microsoft SQL Server Mobile Report Publisher Silent Install (How-To Guide)

SQL Server Mobile Report Publisher is an authoring tool for mobile reports for SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Microsoft SQL Server Mobile Report Publisher from the command line using the MSI installer.

How to Install Microsoft SQL Server Mobile Report Publisher Silently

Microsoft SQL Server Mobile Report Publisher Silent Install (MSI)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=50400
  2. Download the SSRS.MobileReportPublisher.Installer.msi to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Navigate to: https://aka.ms/highdpimfc2013x86enu
  4. Download the vcredist_x86.exe to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  6. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  7. Enter the following commands:
vcredist_x86.exe /install /quiet /norestart
MsiExec.exe /i SSRS.MobileReportPublisher.Installer.msi /qn

After a few moments you will find SQL Server Mobile Report Publisher entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Microsoft SQL Server Mobile Report Publisher
Vendor:Microsoft Corporation
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:MSI
Silent Install Switch (Step1)vcredist_x86.exe /install /quiet /norestart
Silent Install Switch (Step2)MsiExec.exe /i SSRS.MobileReportPublisher.Installer.msi /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch:MsiExec.exe /x SSRS.MobileReportPublisher.Installer.msi /qn
Repair Command:MsiExec.exe /fa SSRS.MobileReportPublisher.Installer.msi /qn
Download Link:https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=50400
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/microsoft-sql-server-mobile-report-publisher-install-and-uninstall-powershell/
Detection Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/create-a-custom-detection-script-for-microsoft-sql-server-mobile-report-publisher-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 Microsoft SQL Server Mobile Report Publisher Installation Log File

The Microsoft SQL Server Mobile Report Publisher 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.

Microsoft SQL Server Mobile Report Publisher Silent Install (MSI) with Logging

vcredist_x86.exe /install /quiet /norestart /log "%WINDIR%\Temp\vcredist_x86-Install.log"
MsiExec.exe /i SSRS.MobileReportPublisher.Installer.msi /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\SSRS.MobileReportPublisher-Install.log"

Change the Microsoft SQL Server Mobile Report Publisher Default Installation Directory

You can also change the default installation directory by using the following command line parameters. In this example, I’m installing Microsoft SQL Server Mobile Report Publisher to “C:\Microsoft SQL Server Mobile Report Publisher”

vcredist_x86.exe /install /quiet /norestart
MsiExec.exe /i SSRS.MobileReportPublisher.Installer.msi INSTALLFOLDER="C:\Microsoft SQL Server Mobile Report Publisher" /qn

How to Uninstall Microsoft SQL Server Mobile Report Publisher Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

Microsoft SQL Server Mobile Report Publisher Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
Microsoft SQL Server Mobile Report Publisher Silent Uninstall (PowerShell)
  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter the following command:
VersionMicrosoft SQL Server Mobile Report Publisher Silent Uninstall String
1.0.4831.86MsiExec.exe /x {3F9DAD54-A756-40BC-AD85-0E852F588714} /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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