How to Install, Uninstall, or Update Software on Remote Hosts
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- In Central, go to the page.
- Click Create Task.
Result: The Create Task page is displayed.
- Under Select for Windows, select Install or update software.
- Name the task in the Task name field.
Since you may end up with many saved tasks, be sure to use a clear and specific name.
- To locate and upload resources required to complete the task, click Browse...
- Enter valid MSI parameters under Optional Parameters.
Result:To uninstall software, select the Uninstall option.Important: Installs must run silently and cannot require user input.Note: The Full command field shows the exact command that will be sent to the hosts. Use it to confirm that the syntax of the command matches the expectations.Tip: Consult the Windows Installer SDK for additional documentation on command line syntax.
- Choose whether to assign a plan now, or later:
- To save your task and create a new plan that will be used to run the task, click Save and continue
- To save the task without assigning a plan, click Save and close (you will be able to assign a plan later)
See How to Create a Plan for Executing One2Many Tasks to continue.