RAS installation commands and arguments

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Parallels Remote Application Server installer just as any other msi installer can be used with standard arguments for Windows installer and other command line options.

NOTE: Installation syntax mentioned in this article should be adjusted according to the actual name of RAS msi installer. Its name may be different due to a different version of the installer or due to manual renaming.

Available parameters

Parameter RAS Component
F_Controller Publishing Agent
F_Agent RD Session Host Agent
F_Gateway SecureClientGateway
F_PCAgent RemotePC Agent
F_GuestAgent Guest Agent
F_Console Console
F_PowerShell PowerShell Module
F_WebAdminService Web Administration Service
F_EnrollmentServer Enrollment Service
F_Broker Tenant Broker


Installing RAS Powershell Module silently

msiexec /i RASInstaller-18.0.22242.msi ADDLOCAL=F_PowerShell /qn

NOTE: To use silent installation for RAS Powershell Module, Powershell execution policy must be set first.

Alternatively, it can be installed in basic UI mode which does not require setting execution policy:

msiexec /i RASInstaller-18.0.22242.msi ADDLOCAL=F_PowerShell /qb

Verbose logging during installation

msiexec /i RASInstaller-17.1.21676.msi /qn /L*V install.log

NOTE: It will create install.log file in the same directory where the installer is being executed unless the path is specified explicitly.

Silent installation of RAS Console

msiexec /i RASInstaller-17.1.21676.msi ADDLOCAL=F_Console /qn

Silent installation of RAS PC Agent and RAS Console

msiexec /i RASInstaller-17.1.21860.msi ADDLOCAL=F_PCAgent,F_Console /q

Installing RAS Console along with SSO component

The parameter F_SSO INSTALLSSO (available in RAS v17 onwards): Exclude/Include SSO during a silent installation

0 - Do not install SSO (default)

1 - Install SSO

msiexec /i RASInstaller-*.msi ADDLOCAL=F_Console,F_SSO INSTALLSSO=1 /l*v install.log /qn

Warning: Execution of this command will cause an IMMEDIATE reboot of the OS.

RAS SSO service requires the system's reboot. In the example below, we've added "/norestart" option to have an ability to save necessary changes and then manually restart the OS. RAS SSO functionality will start working after the reboot.

msiexec /i RASInstaller-*.msi ADDLOCAL=F_Console,F_SSO INSTALLSSO=1 /l*v install.log /qn /norestart


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