Seq Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Seq is a centralized log file with superpowers. Intuitive expression-based filtering, combined with free-text and regular expression searches, means you can drill down into events quickly, using techniques you already know. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Seq from the command line using the MSI installer.

How to Install Seq Silently

Seq Silent Install (MSI)

  1. Navigate to: https://datalust.co/download
  2. Download the Seq-x.y.z.msi 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: MsiExec.exe /i Seq-x.y.z.msi /qn
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Seq
Vendor:Datalust Pty Ltd
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:MSI
Silent Install Switch:MsiExec.exe /i Seq-x.y.z.msi /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch:MsiExec.exe /x Seq-x.y.z.msi /qn
Repair Command:MsiExec.exe /fa Seq-x.y.z.msi /qn
Download Link:https://datalust.co/download
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/seq-install-and-uninstall-powershell/
Detection Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/create-a-custom-detection-script-for-seq-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 Seq Installation Log File

The Seq installer offers 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.

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

How to Uninstall Seq Silently

Check out the Seq 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:
VersionSeq Silent Uninstall String
2022.1.7929MsiExec.exe /x {679DB7EF-5F26-4C71-AD0D-A70D686AF9C3} /qn
2022.1.7647MsiExec.exe /x {AFA85857-3FCE-4AEC-935B-98DAC9686650} /qn
2022.1.7449MsiExec.exe /x {0F40BF7A-646C-43A6-9F1A-72F3788BBBD8} /qn
2022.1.7378MsiExec.exe /x {EAF24F58-1486-40C4-85E7-B38724867382} /qn
2021.4.7192MsiExec.exe /x {E96648FD-F373-4D79-A26E-F712F72C522F} /qn
2021.4.6986MsiExec.exe /x {725679A6-A65E-44BB-9AC1-1AE1CD2C1659} /qn
2021.3.6800MsiExec.exe /x {213AA5B6-1A43-4A96-AC89-E3C2D53CFD82} /qn
2021.3.6681MsiExec.exe /x {46FC5D72-7038-4295-A9B1-9C3A8E7BC2EF} /qn
2021.3.6660MsiExec.exe /x {118A1CB5-056A-420A-BCB3-29D747EEE54A} /qn
2021.3.6651MsiExec.exe /x {86495485-F874-4F5F-936C-4FED2E79E3BC} /qn
2021.2.6459MsiExec.exe /x {CE33EF0B-E646-4DA2-9F7E-8DF56793BECA} /qn
2021.2.6288MsiExec.exe /x {4448CE48-44AF-433F-9352-801235EA0C7E} /qn
2021.2.5647MsiExec.exe /x {A7DA7EC8-7A61-4CEA-8FAA-76E42F41208E} /qn
2021.2.5595MsiExec.exe /x {692B0AA8-2661-45E1-9BDD-667A49B9BA70} /qn
2021.2.5495MsiExec.exe /x {42329A76-5887-4266-BAC1-6016D43D237C} /qn
2021.1.5425MsiExec.exe /x {1DE96251-2AAE-4226-9EFB-2A273B1A983E} /qn
2021.1.5307MsiExec.exe /x {2BFAD246-C795-4C87-A759-095D1AE0CA06} /qn
2021.1.5282MsiExec.exe /x {ECAB599E-BF3F-4187-BDC2-0444FFD3F652} /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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