XMLA Connect Silent Install (How-To Guide)

The XMLA Connector provides seamless data connectivity between OLEDB for OLAP (ODBO) clients and XMLA data sources. The connector is designed to interface with XMLA compliant data sources such as Mondrian, SAP, ARQUERY as well as other data sources. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of XMLA Connector from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install XMLA Connector Silently

XMLA Connector Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://sourceforge.net/projects/xmlaconnect/files/latest/download
  2. Download the XMLA_Provider_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: XMLA_Provider_vw.x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find XMLA Connector entries in the Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel. There are no Desktop or Start Menu shortcuts.

Software Title:XMLA Connector
Vendor:Arquery Ltd.
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:XMLA_Provider_vw.x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\Arquery\XMLA connect\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Arquery\XMLA connect\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:XMLA Connector Download
PowerShell Script:XMLA Connect | PowerShell Script
Detection Script:XMLA Connect | Custom 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

Create a XMLA Connect Installation Log File

The XMLA Connect 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.

XMLA Connect Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

XMLA_Provider_vw.x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\XMLAConnect-Install.log"

How to Uninstall XMLA Connect Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

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

XMLA Connect Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\Arquery\XMLA connect\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

XMLA Connect Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Arquery\XMLA connect\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.

Jason Bergner

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