PingID Silent Install (How-To Guide)


PingID is a multi-factor authentication (MFA) solution for your workforce and partners that drastically improves your security posture in minutes. Ping Identity helps you protect your users and every digital interaction they have while making experiences frictionless. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of PingID from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install PingID Silently

PingID Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://downloads.pingidentity.com/pingid/pc-client/PingID.exe
  2. Download the PingID.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: PingID.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:PingID
Vendor:Ping Identity
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:PingID.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\Ping Identity\PingID\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Ping Identity\PingID\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://downloads.pingidentity.com/pingid/pc-client/PingID.exe
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/pingid-install-and-uninstall-powershell/
Detection Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/create-a-custom-detection-script-for-pingid-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 PingID Installation Log File

The PingID 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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Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

PingID.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\PingID-Install.log"

Change the PingID Default Installation Directory

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

PingID.exe /DIR="C:\PingID" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Support Roaming User Profiles

PingID Silent Install (EXE) with Roaming User Profile Support

PingID.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=roaminguserprofiles

How to Uninstall PingID Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

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PingID 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:

PingID Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\Ping Identity\PingID\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

PingID Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Ping Identity\PingID\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

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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